Peshawar — Two people were killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast on the roadside in Nawagayee in Bajaur tribal district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (erstwhile Fata), on Wednesday.
The incident took place when a vehicle passed through the Charmang area of Bajaur’s Nawagai tehsil, an official in the district’s political administration said.
Two people riding the vehicle, identified as Amanullah and Gul Badin, were killed in the explosion. The vehicle was completely destroyed after the bomb went off.
Authorities have cordoned off the area while a search operation is underway.