Officials said two captains, a havildar and a jawan lost their lives during the encounter.
A point at the top of the tunnel has been identified from where drilling will start soon, BRO's Major Naman Narula told reporters.
Speaking at his inauguration, Mohamed Muizzu said he would use diplomacy to ensure there was no foreign military presence in Maldives.
The decade-old monument for fallen heroes was built on the model of the Taj Mahal.
The soldier, who arrived home on a month’s leave, claimed he was physically assaulted by PFI activists and members and that they even stamped the name of their outfit on his back.
It is an annual exercise conducted jointly by the Indian Army and the US Army
While the bodies of two terrorists have been retrieved, firing from a Pakistani post in the vicinity is interfering with the retrieval of the third terrorist's body, it added.
The accident took place near Kiari in southern Ladakh's Nyoma.
The police advised people to stay at a distance of two kilometres for their safety.
Minister was speaking at the Kargil War Memorial here on the occasion of the 24th Kargil Vijay Diwas. Singh also called upon civilians to be prepared to support the soldiers in such a scenario