Tension at Border: US asks India to cool down tempers

New Delhi: Worried over the rising tension between India and Pakistan, the United States has asked India not to escalate the situation.Over the last few days, sources say, US Secretary of State has spoken twice to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asking not to heat up the situation further. Sources added that this is the first time the US has had a direct conversation with top Indian political leadership about the Indo-Pak relations after the Uri attack

(Agencies)