The firing began at about 10:15 pm. The Pakistan Army resorted to firing with small arms and mortar shelling. The Indian Army is retaliating.
In the exchange of fire, 34-year-old Naik Krishan Lal was killed. Lal hailed from Akhnoor district's Ghagriyal village.
13 civilians injured in firing from across the border in Pargwal area of Akhnoor sector
The cross-border shelling by Pakistan troops started in Krishna Ghati sector this morning and continued for over two hours.
The soldier was killed in Mendhar sector of the LoC in a sniper fire from the Pakistani side late on Monday evening, police sources said.
Rai Singh, 40, was injured in last night's shelling from the Pakistani side along the line of control (LoC) in the Rajouri sector.