India announced on Thursday that it had carried out early morning “surgical strikes” on terrorist camps in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, a step that risks escalating the conflict between the two nuclear powers.
Pakistan denied that a cross-border strike had taken place, saying that
Indian troops had fired small arms across the Line of Control, killing
two soldiers and injuring nine.
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