India contacts Pakistan to avoid escalation of tension

modinews54s5sf54ISLAMABAD: India has contacted Pakistan to convey to the latter that it does not want any further escalation in the post-Uri tension between the two nuclear states.

A credible and highly influential diplomatic source confided to The News here on Friday that a top aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi contacted a key man in Islamabad to convey to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that India does not want to further escalate the tension now.