DIR UPPER: Two security personnel were killed and three others injured on Tuesday when lightning struck them here on Tuesday.

The incident happened Nusrat Darra, village located on Pak-Afghan border where lightning hit five soldiers killing two of them on the spot.

Those died are identified as Saifullah and Zohaib while the injured were shifted to hospital. Rain has been lashing parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa since last several days that has brought mercury down. According to Met office, rain likely to lash Peshawar, Hazara, Malakand division in next 24 hours.