Firecrackers were burst by Kashmiris as the Pakistan team inched closer towards win in the ICC Champions Trophy cricket final in England.
Joy was palpable in both old and uptown areas of Srinagar as youths came out of their homes to celebrate the victory of Pakistan.
Markets, roads and transport in Srinagar had shut much before the match started between the two arch rivals.
People rushed home early not to miss the beginning of the crucial match.
India lost the match by a huge margin of 180 runs.
Reports of celebrations were received from all the districts of the valley.
— omar r quraishi (@omar_quraishi) June 18, 2017