The martyred jawan has been identified as Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa.
Defence spokesperson told that Pakistani troops started firing using small arms and shelling with Mortars at about 6.30 am. Alert Indian troops retaliated and started giving a befitting reply.
However, during the exchange of fire between Indo-Pak troops, Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa fell to the bullets of Pak troops.
The exchange of firing between the Indo-Pak armies was still going on when the reports last came in