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Media: in Pakistan, Indian diplomats were arrested for involvement in an accident

Police in Islamabad arrested two Indian diplomats from the high Commission of India (Embassy) in Pakistan while trying to escape from the accident scene, according to Pakistani TV channel Geo TV.

As the channel reports with reference to eyewitnesses, who were speeding BMW tried to escape after about 8 am I brought down the pedestrian. It is noted that as a result of road accident the pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized. The car was blocked by the crowds who passed were there two people in the hands of the police.

Earlier, Indian media reported that two diplomats went missing Monday morning in Islamabad.

The incident occurred few weeks after two Pakistani diplomat in new Delhi who worked in the visa section, was accused of espionage and deported.

Relations between India and Pakistan escalated after August 5, 2019 new Delhi announced the decision to abolish the state of Jammu and Kashmir, creating on its basis two Union territories (administrative units that have less rights than the state). For this, the Indian Parliament abolished article 370 of the Constitution, which gives the state special status. Pakistan, which claims the Indian part of Kashmir, strongly condemned the decision.

After the Muslim regions of British India formed the separate state of Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir was the only Indian state where the majority are Muslims. There are active separatists, which new Delhi accuses the Pakistani authorities. Islamabad denies the accusations, saying that the Kashmiris themselves are fighting for their rights.