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Sepoy Sudhees Kumar, 24, who hailed from Sambhal District of Uttar Pradesh, is survived by his wife.
Earlier today, Pakistan opened unprovoked fire in Naushera sector to which the Indian troops gave a befitting reply.
A heavy gunbattle is underway and intermittent firing has been consistent since morning from Pakistan's side. No casualties have been reported from the Indian side.
This comes after a spree of ceasefire violations last week by Pakistan after the surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army on 29 September to destroy terror launchpads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Ever since, Pakistan has stepped up cross-border firing and has violated the Line of Control ceasefire at least 20 times.
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