The BSF personnel of the 173rd Battalion, was killed on his birthday.
The constable, identified as RP Hazra, is survived by his wife, 18-year-old son and 21-year-old daughter.
As per the reports, a heavy exchange of fire is going on between the BSF troopers and Pakistan in Samba and Hiranagar sectors.
This comes days after terrorists stormed a CRPF training centre in Pulwama district killing five jawans. (ANI)