Lower Dir: Peace committee member among four injured in IED blast

  • Forces surrounded the area after blast and launched search operation

LOWER DIR – At least four people, including a woman and a member of a peace committee, were injured after an improvised explosive device exploded in an area of Lower Dir on Wednesday, local media reported.

As per reports, the blast occurred near Sauripao area in which members of a peace committee had been targeted. A peace committee member Toti Rehman sustained injuries in the incident.

After the blast, security forces surrounded the area and launched a search operation to trace the culprits.

The rescue officials shifted the injured to THQ hospital in Lal Qila for medical treatment.

In May this year, unknown assailants carried out an attack on a vehicle in Matani, area of Peshawar leaving four dead and one injured on late Monday.

According to police, all the four deceased including Irshad, Waheed, Muhammad Ali and Imtiaz belong to a peace committee, Matani Aman Lashkar.