Indian troops shot dead a Pakistani soldier, identified as Mohammad Akhlaq, along the de facto border in the disputed Kashmir region in the first deadly exchange since a truce was agreed a month ago, officials said on Friday.

Akhlaq was buried at a village in Bainso, which is about 45 kilometres away from Islamabad. -Photos and text by agencies

Pakistani ceremonial guard soldiers arrive for the funeral ceremony. -Photo by AFP
Pakistani ceremonial guard soldiers arrive for the funeral ceremony. -Photo by AFP
Prayers are offered at the funeral of Mohammad Akhlaq. -Photo by AFP
Prayers are offered at the funeral of Mohammad Akhlaq. -Photo by AFP
Mohammad Akhlaq
Mohammad Akhlaq's brother weeps during the funeral. -Photo by AFP
Soldiers prepare to bury Mohammad Akhlaq
Soldiers prepare to bury Mohammad Akhlaq's body. -Photo by AFP
Villagers gather for the funeral. -Photo by AFP
Villagers gather for the funeral. -Photo by AFP
A military official hands over a Pakistan military cap, stick and national flag to the father of Pakistani soldier Muhammad Akhlaq, whom the Pakistan military said was killed by Indian soldiers. -Photo by Reuters
A military official hands over a Pakistan military cap, stick and national flag to the father of Pakistani soldier Muhammad Akhlaq, whom the Pakistan military said was killed by Indian soldiers. -Photo by Reuters

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