New Delhi: Indian Army on Saturday paid homage to martyred soldier Sandeep Singh Rawat who lost his life while foiling infiltration bid in Kupwara of Jammu and Kashmir.

A wreath laying ceremony of the slain rifleman was held in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

Sandeep Singh was killed when the troops challenged a group of heavily armed terrorists on the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector on Thursday. On the same day, a BSF trooper was also killed in shelling by Pakistan Rangers in Abdullian area of RS Pura Sector in Jammu district.