The soldier was manning a forward post at Pokhra in Kalal area of Nowshera sector and received a gunshot injury from across the border, apparently from a Pakistani sniper, they said.
The soldier was referred to the Command Hospital Udhampur after initial treatment at the local military hospital and his condition is stated to be stable, they added.
This is the first ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC or International Border in the past nearly one month.
This year, the highest number of 1,250 ceasefire violations by Pakistan were reported along the LoC and IB resulting in the killing of over 50 persons including 24 security personnel.
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