Pakistan, India row over hit-and-run incident


Two Indian high commission officials allegedly crashed a speeding car into a pedestrian in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday. – AFP pic, June 17, 2020.

A NEW spat between Pakistan and India deepened yesterday after New Delhi accused Islamabad of torturing two Indian diplomats who had been arrested in an alleged hit-and-run in the Pakistani capital.

According to Pakistani authorities, Monday’s incident saw the two Indian high commission officials crash a speeding car into a pedestrian, causing serious injuries. They allegedly then tried to flee the scene but were arrested and detained for several hours. 


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