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One dead in cross-border firing near Pak-Afghan border

PESHAWAR: Cross-border firing near Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Bajaur Agency this morning has left at least one person dead.

The person died in the firing was a civilian. The incident took place when couple of mortar shells were fired from Afghanistan and landed in a house in Charmang Valley.

The attack also left the house damaged. Reports say that mortars were fired by the militants, targeting the Pakistani territory.

Attacks by banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) frequently carry out attacks in the region on civilians as well as security forces.

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