Woman injured in NWA landmine blast


Fata Voice News Agency

MIRANSHAH: A woman sustained injuries in a landmine blast in Mir Ali tehsil of North Waziristan Agency.

According to local source, that the daughter of Tilawat Khan was collecting firewood in the nearby mountain in area of Mir Ali tehsil when she stepped on a land mineand. As a result, she lost her both hands apart from receiving injuries on her body.
The injured woman was shifted to a hospital in Bannu.
the area was heavily mined during the military operation Rah-e-Nijat against militants in North Waziristan Agency and South Waziristan in 2009. Such incidents have become common in the area since long.
Over Hundreds of people have been killed and hundreds of people have lost their lives or disabled due to landmines blast.


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