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The soldier, identified as Lance Naik Mohammed Naseer, was killed in Karkundi area on the LoC, an official said.
India on Saturday "strongly retaliated" to the Pakistani firing in Rajouri and Poonch districts.
"The Pakistan ceasefire violation started at 1.30 p.m. in both these places. They are using small arms, automatics and mortars. Indian positions have effectively and strongly retaliated at both these places," the sources said.
"Shelling and firing exchanges were continuing at both places when last reports came," the sources added.
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