Two policemen among 3 dead in Lower Dir blast

  • A police van was targetted in the IED explosion.
Pakistan

PESHAWAR – At least three people were killed and two injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Lower Dir district on Thursday.

According to media reports, a police vehicle of the Zimdara police station was targeted in the blast near Madyan area. The deceased identified as two police officials named SHO Bakht Munir and Constable Irfan, and a civilian.

The security forces have cordoned off the area while injured have been shifted to the hospital for medical treatment.

An investigation has been launched to trace the culprits and a search operation is also underway.

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