The incident reported at around 4 PM.
In the exchange of fire, Sepoy Pawan Singh Sugra was grievously injured and succumbed to his injuries. Sepoy Pawan Singh Sugra aged 21 years, belonged to Village Sugri, PO Chaurpal,Tehsil Gangolihat, District Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand and is survived by his parents
Earlier in the day, an Army jawan got injured in yet another incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Baramulla’s Silikoot. The ceasefire violation took place along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.
Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing towards an Indian post in the Uri sector, resulting in injuries to a jawan, an Army official said.