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Singapore celebrates 50th independence anniversary

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London, Aug 9 : Singapore is celebrating the 50th anniversary since it became independent by holding nationwide events.

According to the BBC, thousands of people are expected to attend the event along with flybys by the Air Force and a Singapore Airlines A380 airliner.

People in Singapore are also expected to recite the national pledge and sing the national anthem.

Singapore became independent when it was ejected from the Federation of Malaya amid social unrest. (ANI)