An Army man was martyred in a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.
Pakistan troops opened fire and shelled forward posts along the LoC in Nowshera sector in the early hours.
“An Army man, Havildar Sambur Gurung, sustained critical injuries in ceasefire violation by Pakistan army along the line of control in Nowshera Sector of Rajouri district in Jammu & Kashmir today. He later succumbed to his injuries,” Lt Col Devender Anand, PRO defence, said.
Officials said Indian troops guarding the borderline retaliated, resulting in exchanges.