Exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani security forces over the Line of Control, claims the lives of a man and his two pre-teen children in Pakistan-administered Kashmir and a 24-year-old woman in India-administered Kashmir.
Sanjay Bhattacharyya is the Indian Ambassador to Turkey.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan rules out talks with India unless New Delhi reverses its actions on disputed Kashmir where a military siege and harsh communication blackout entered its 46th day on Thursday.
"When atrocities get to their peak, people would prefer that death is better than this insulting life," Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the case would centre on alleged human rights violations by India in Muslim-majority Kashmir, which both countries claim in full but rule in part.
Pakistan extended army chief General Bajwa's tenure for three years as tensions flared with India which pulled disputed Kashmir's autonomy on August 5. Islamabad said at least two civilians were killed in cross-border fire by Indian troops on Sunday.
Telephone and internet links were cut and public assembly banned in Kashmir just before New Delhi removed the decades-old autonomy the Muslim majority territory enjoyed under the Indian constitution.
In a letter to UN chief, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi accuses India of trying to alter demography of Muslim-majority Kashmir, arguing it could affect outcome of UN-backed plebiscite in the disputed region.
New Delhi pushes at least 10,000 paramilitary troops – set to rise to 20,000 – to India-administered Kashmir sparking fears India may set aside a constitutional provision, Article 35A, allowing Indians to buy land in the Muslim-majority region.
US President Donald Trump told Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan that their Indian counterpart Narendra Modi sought American mediation to resolve the Kashmir dispute.
Airspace reopened to civil aviation "with immediate effect," Pakistan's aviation authority says, following months of curbs imposed in the wake of tensions with India since February sparked by a suicide attack on Indian troops in disputed Kashmir.
Thousands of Kashmiris in southern Pulwama district join funerals of four rebels, including two auxiliary police officers, who fled this week to join a decades-long armed revolt in India-administered Kashmir.
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