SRINAGAR: Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa was martyred in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Nowshera sector, Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri on Saturday.
Pakistan resorted to firing at around 6:30 am, firing small arms and shelling with mortars. Indian Army is retaliating befittingly.
Pakistan has increased the instances of `ceasefire violations` in the past few days.
Dehradun-based Thapa joined the Indian Army 15 years ago. The 35-year old sustained fatal injuries during the ceasefire violation.
More details are awaited.