"Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Sunderbani sector at around 1805h today. In the fire exchange, Rifleman Jayadrath Singh was grievously injured and succumbed to his injuries.", Army said in a statement.
Rifleman Jayadrath Singh aged 28 years, belonged to Village Bhagwanpur in Uttar Pradesh and is survived by his wife Smt Mamta Devi.
"Rifleman Jayadrath Singh was a brave and sincere soldier. The nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty.", the statement said.