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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to Raise Kashmir Issue at UNGA

File photo of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

File photo of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

India has blamed Pakistan for the ongoing unrest in Kashmir which was triggered by the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8.

Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will raise the issue of Kashmir situation at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session, a spokesperson of his office said on Friday.

"The Prime Minister has expressed grave concern during today's meeting over India's use of excessive force in Kashmir," the spokesperson said, adding the issue will be raised during the UNGA session.

The issue was high on the agenda of the meeting held on the UNGA session, Dawn reported.

India has blamed Pakistan for the ongoing unrest in Kashmir which was triggered by the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8.

Over 70 people, including two police personnel, have been killed and several thousand others injured in the clashes between stone pelters and security forces in the Valley over the last two months.

first published:September 09, 2016, 23:54 IST