LOWER DIR - A man was killed and another injured in a landmine blast in Lower Dir on Monday morning. According to officials, the incident took place in Takora area of Jandol in Lower Dir when foot of a passerby struck landmine planted at a roadside by the militants. The body and injured were shifted to hospital where according to hospital sources condition of the injured person was also serious.

The security forces reached the scene of the blast and started investigations.