6 killed in Upper Dir blast

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At least six people were killed and 10 others injured in a blast in Upper Dir district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Upper Dir District Police Officer (DPO) Naseeb Jan confirmed the incident saying that six people had been killed while 19 others were injured.

According to the DPO, an improvised explosive device (IED) had been planted on the roadside which was detonated as a double-cabin vehicle was passing by.

Soon after the incident, police reached the site of the blast and an investigation into the incident began.