Two jawans were also injured in the Pakistani shelling in Akhnoor sector of Jammu district, officials said.
The victim, Rahmi Bhat, from Bagtore area near the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector was hit by a mortar splinter late on Tuesday.
Heavy firing was going on in all the three sectors and there are reports of some damage to civilian houses as well.
The officials said that the situation was very tense as the firing and shelling by Pakistan has been going on intermittently from across the border.
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Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri called for the resumption of the peace process between New Delhi and Islamabad to restore everlasting peace in the region.
The Pakistani Army has been supporting infiltration by terrorists along the border, Army Vice Chief Sarath Chand said.
Officials said that the situation was very tense as firing and shelling by Pakistani troops continued round the clock.
Pakistani forces opened unprovoked and heavy firing and shelling along LoC in Bhimbher Gali sector of Rajouri district this evening.