“He called for calm and restraint among all concerned,” U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky told reporters.
On Tuesday, Nesirky said Ban “regrets the latest loss of life … (and) calls for an immediate end to violence and urges calm and restraint by all concerned.”
More than 100 people have died in the protests since June. Muslim-majority Kashmir, a region at the core of a long-running dispute between India and Pakistan, has been thrown out of gear by strikes and curfews. Schools, colleges and businesses remain shut. Food and medicine are scarce.