|Dir Bala: 3 killed, 7 injured in bomb attack on peace militia bus|
21 July 2012
DIR: At least three people were killed and seven others were injured in a remote controlled bomb attack on a bus carrying members of the peace militia in Dir Bala, Express News reported on Saturday.
Police reached the scene soon after the blast and locals began rescue efforts to shift the injured to local hospitals.
A heavy contingent of police has been deployed to the area.
Earlier, a Station House Officer (SHO) and a gunman were on a routine patrol in Lower Dir when a remote-controlled bomb planted on the roadside exploded, injuring him and the gunman.
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