An Army porter was killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri sector on Monday after Pakistani troops allegedly violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control.

The police said 37-year-old Khursheed Ahmad died of a bullet injury to his neck. He also had grenade splinters in his legs, Greater Kashmir reported, quoting unidentified officials.

The alleged ceasefire violation took place in Uri’s Chaukas area. The official said Ahmad worked as a porter with the Indian’s Army’s 4 Madras unit. “A police party from the police post in Uroosa has been deputed to the spot for further action,” he added.

Meanwhile, a guard deputed to a leader of the National Conference party was injured in Shopian on Monday after suspected militants fired at him, ANI reported. He has been admitted to a hospital, and the area has been cordoned off.