Nowshera | An Indian Army jawan was killed as Pakistan violated ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said.
The firing from across the border started in Nowshera sector at around 6.30 am, prompting strong and effective retaliation by Indian Army guarding the border, a defence spokesperson was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.
The soldier has been identified as Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa, 35, a resident of Dehradun.
The Pakistan Army targeted Indian posts with heavy mortars. The firing was continuing.
In the last few days, Pakistan has violated ceasefire multiple times after India revoked Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.