MANDI BAHAUDDIN - People from all walks of life including ex-servicemen have expressed their deep sorrows and grief over the loss of lives in roadside bomb blast in Upper Dir and attack on Coastal Guard Check Post in Gawader which killed 11 persons including eight security personnel and left seven other injured.

They condemned the attack on security personnel and innocent civilians and demanded the government to take stern action against the perpetrators who were hell bent on destabilising the country.

They also expressed their condolence with the bereaved families and prayed Allah Almighty to rest the departed souls in eternal peace and grant courage to members of the bereaved families to bear the loss with fortitude.