An army soldier injured in a gunfight in Nowshera sector of Rajouri on Monday succumbed at a hospital.
The soldier was injured in a brief exchange of fire between army and some gunmen on the Line of Control (LoC) earlier today.
Sources said that the soldier was posted on a forward location in the region.
He sustained critical injuries and was evacuated from the spot but later he succumbed to his injuries.
"An army patrol was attacked in forward location and militants fired upon the troops which was retaliated, leading to a brief exchange of gunfire," said the defence PRO Jammu.
Operation in the area was going on when the last reports poured in.