Dir Upper—At least six people were killed on Monday in an Improvised Explosive Device blast in Sheringal area of Upper Dir.
“A vehicle carrying seven persons was on route to Sheringal from Dogdara which hit the planted IED,” said Gul Fazel, Station House Officer Upper Dir.
Police said that miscreants had planted explosives in a van of peace committee members which exploded with big bang in Badarkani area of Upper Dir. The vehicle was badly damaged due to the blast and the van fell into the river after the explosion. Four peace committee members died on the spot while two others succumbed to their wounds while shifting to hospital.