DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Three policemen were killed on Friday as a result of an improvised explosive device (IED) blast.
According to the details, the incident took place on Hathala Road when District Police Officer (DPO) Dr Zahidullah’s squad was passing by.
The DPO escaped the attempt unhurt, however, five personnel in his squad were injured, said the police.
A vehicle of the motorcade was also partially damaged.
The wounded were shifted to a nearby hospital, where three of the police personnel succumbed to their injuries, while two others are under treatment.