He was found dead in his room in a forward location near LoC in Pallanwala sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
Last month, the Army claimed to have killed nine militants in a big operation in the neighboring Keran sector.
Modi, who visited flood-hit state , wrote to his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif, offering assistance.
The Indian Express travels to the frontline in Macchel, scene of the biggest counter-infiltration operation in five years.
A defence spokesperson said 2-3 militants are believed to be trapped and the operation was going on.
One soldier Naik Neeraj Kumar who was injured during the operation succumbed to his injuries.
There have been 16 ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops in nearly a fortnight and 18 this month.
The border guards did not retaliate and soon it stopped.
Troops at Chakla post in the area noticed some terrorists trying to cross the LoC at around 9.15 am.
ISD facilities will be set up at the trade facilitation centres in Uri and Poonch, and at one or two designated locations in Baramulla and Srinagar.
He was addressing a function to welcome senior NC leader Tariq Mohiuddin, who joined PDP along with his supporters today.
There was no loss of life or injury to anybody as none of the revenue staff was present there.
Since April this year, there have been 20 incidents of ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC and international border in Jammu & Kashmir.
An alert has been sounded in the area and massive searches launched to check any more explosive device planted by terrorists in the area.
Some of the shells even fell in residential areas, causing panic among local villagers.