Mohmand Agency- A soldier of the Pakistan Army was martyred in cross-border firing from Afghanistan in Mohmand Agency, media reports quoting officials said on Tuesday.

Reports said Afghan troops resorted to unprovoked firing at Sheikh Baba check post in the border area of Mohmand Agency which left a soldier dead.

The cross border firing stopped after retaliation by Pakistani troops, officials said. Security officials said it was not yet confirmed whether it was action of Afghan National Army or Afghan Taliban militants were involved in this incident.

An investigation has started following the incident.