Nowshera (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] December 31 (ANI): An Indian soldier on Sunday lost his life in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera sector. Also Read - Prashant Kishor Appointed as Political Analyst of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh

The Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Nowshera sector in the early hours today wherein the Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively. Also Read - Arrival Of 'Sticky Bombs' Sets Off Alarm Bells In Jammu And Kashmir | All You Need To Know

Amidst the firing, Jagsir Singh, 32-years-old, got grievously injured and later on succumbed to his injuries. Also Read - Join Indian Army 2021: Apply for Technical Graduate Course at joinindianarmy.nic.in, Check Details Here

Singh belonged to Lohgarh village in Punjab and is survived by his wife Mohinder Pall Kaur, two daughters and one son.

Further details are awaited.

Earlier on Thursday, Pakistan violated ceasefire in Poonch’s Khari Karmara in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Pakistan troops fired mortars, automatics and small arms, wherein, the Indian side retaliated effectively. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.