Map-Lower-Dir-Timergara-Maidan

TIMERGARA, August 26: Eight shops have been blown up in Timergara, headquarters of Lower Dir district.

The police say the incident took place in China Market last night when a roadside bomb exploded. The blast damaged several general stores, cloth and shoe shops.

TNN correspondent says women in large numbers usually visit the place for shopping. Three years ago, the same marketplace had been bombed by militants.