IED blast wounds 3 policemen in Dir

Three policemen sustained injuries when an improvised explosive device (IED) targeting mobile van went off within the jurisdiction of Samar Bagh police station here on Sunday, police said.

The roadside bomb was detonated by militants when a police mobile van of Sambar Bagh police station was passing through Pakari Bridge.

Inspector Shah Khalid, Assistant Sub Inspector Razi Mand Khan and driver Qismat Ali sustained critical injuries.

The condition of ASI Razi Mand Khan was stated to be critical. The injured were rushed to Timergara hospital.

The police soon after the blast cordoned off the area and started search operation.