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KHAR, Nov 19: A girl was killed and three persons were injured when four rockets were fired from Afghanistan at the border area in Nawagai tehsil of Bajaur Agency on Monday.

Local sources said that unidentified militants fired four rockets from across the border at Hilalkhel Charmang village in Nawagai tehsil, 40 kilometres from the agency headquarters Khar.

They said that five-year-old Fatima Bibi was killed on the spot while three persons identified as Gul Haya Bibi, Inamullah Khan and Mohammad Iqbal suffered serious injuries in the rocket attack. The injured were taken to a hospital. The condition of two injured was stated to be critical. — Correspondent