No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but previous such attacks have been claimed by Baloch separatist groups.
The Babar missile 'is capable of engaging targets at land and sea with high precision,' the Army said, adding that the missile was launched from a state-of-the-art multi-tube launch vehicle.
People's Liberation Army (PLA) said in a statement that the Pakistan Army has become the first foreign military to receive the COVID-19 vaccine aid from the Chinese military.
Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said Pakistan was firmly committed to the ideal of mutual respect and peaceful co-existence.
Army media wing spokesman claimed that various militant outfits were being facilitated to harm Pakistan on the Western border, which posed a major threat along with the traditional threat by India.
The firing and shelling from across the border in Mendhar sector started at 4.15 pm, prompting a befitting retaliation by the Indian army, the spokesman said.
Action will be taken within 72 hours against anyone who maligns or uses derogatory language against the Pakistan Army or other state institutions, said the Minister.
Security officials said that shelling and firing by Pakistani troops was 'very heavy' in 2020, virtually making the 2003 India-Pakistan border truce 'redundant'.
Naib Subedar Ravinder was critically injured in the 5:30 pm incident and he later succumbed, the spokesman said.
Highest number of ceasefire violations by Pakistan in 2020 since 2003 truce came into effect: Officials
There were 3,289 ceasefire violations by the Pakistan army along the Indo-Pak border in 2019.
Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing at forward posts along the IB in Kathua.
Karima was a Canadian refugee and named as one of the world's 100 most "inspirational and influential" women in 2016 by the BBC.
At about 1940 hours (7.40 pm) today, Pak army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and intense shelling with mortars.
Khan's assertion came amidst PDM accusations that the Pakistan Army has installed "puppet" Prime Minister Khan through a manipulated election in 2018.
The spokesperson said the exchange of fire between the two sides was still underway when the reports last came in.