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Missiles fired from Afghan border into Pak’s Kurram Agency

Missiles fired from Afghan border into Pak’s Kurram Agency
A soldier stands guard on a road while a vehicle carrying internally displaced people flee military operations in Tora Warai, a town in Kurram Agency located in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), during a military trip organised for media along the Afghanistan border, July 9, 2011. The Pakistan army said on July 4, that it had launched an air and ground offensive in Kurram region on the Afghan border, its first major military operation since the May 2 killing of Osama bin Laden. REUTERS/Khuram Parvez (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY)

Peshawar [Pakistan]: At least four missiles were fired into Kurram Agency area of Pakistan from across the Afghan border on Sunday.

The Express Tribune cited officials as saying in a statement that two rockets, each fell into the Shangak and Kharplan areas, destroyed a shop completely. There was, however, no loss of life in the incident.

Last month, a suspected missile-firing U.S. drone killed two Afghan Taliban militants in a village near the Afghan border. The missile struck the two men while they were riding a motorcycle in north-western Kurram.

Earlier in February, the Pakistan Army said that it destroyed camps and a training compound of militants across the border in Afghanistan following which the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi handed over a list of 76 terrorists orchestrating terrorist activities in Pakistan from the Afghan soil. (ANI)