Pakistan: Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir

Pakistan on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed in an "unprovoked" attack when India fired across the border of the disputed region of Kashmir, while India said it had carried out a "surgical strike" against terrorists, in an exchange that marks an escalation in tensions between the uneasy and nuclear-armed neighbors.

Pakistan dismissed Indian military reports that it had carried out strikes against "terrorist launch pads" inside the Pakistan-controlled part of Kashmir. Pakistan's Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Thursday said another nine soldiers were wounded in the exchange, which he said occurred at five different places along the...