New York, NY (BBN)- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday called for an immediate end to violence in Kashmir after recent deadly clashes there.

“The Secretary-General regrets the latest loss of life,” his spokesperson Martin Nesirky told reporters in response to questions. “He calls for an immediate end to violence and urges calm and restraint by all concerned.”

Media reports indicate that dozens of people have been killed in Kashmir since June.

BBN/SI/AD-22Sept10-10:47 am (BST)