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Havaldar Rajinder Kumar was on duty when he reportedly shot himself with his rifle at his post in Salootri area around 8.25 am, the officials said.
A wireless set, medicines made in Pakistan and a QMobile were found in possession of the terrorists killed in the gun battle in Nagrota.
The firing from the Pakistan side was aimed at forward posts and villages in two sectors along the Line of Control and the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir.
In a statement, it said India is 'firmly and resolutely' committed to take all necessary measures to safeguard its national security in the fight against terrorism.
The unprovoked firing from across the border in Lam area of Nowshera sector took place around 1 am, resulting in critical injuries to a havaldar, who died later, the officials said.
The sources said intelligence-based targeted strikes are being conducted by the Indian Army to neutralise mostly Pakistani and foreign terrorists.
Twelve civilians sustained splinter injuries in the explosion, the official said, adding they were taken to a nearby hospital.
The region sees temperature dipping to minus 30-40 degrees Celsius and experiences up to 40 feet of snowfall after the month of November.
Dr Rajesh Mishra, IPS, Inspector General Kashmir Frontier BSF led the tribute ceremony held at Kashmir Frontier BSF headquarters, Humhama.
India also strongly protested Pakistan's continued support to cross border terrorist infiltration into India, including through supporting cover fire provided by Pakistan forces.
Sub Inspector Rakesh Doval, 39, posted at the force's artillery battery at the LoC in Baramulla was killed after he was injured in the firing around 1:15 pm.
There are reports of PM going towards the Jaisalmer border to celebrate Diwali with jawans, which are not yet confirmed. Some reports suggested he visiting the Gujarat border.
Two soldiers were killed in the Uri sector while one was killed in the Gurez sector, Army sources informed.
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Government sources on Wednesday said India and China have broadly agreed on a three-step process on disengagement of troops and withdrawal of weaponry from all major friction points.