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Another kid loses life to landmine blast in North Waziristan

Another kid loses life to landmine blast in North Waziristan
February 08, 2018

MIRAN SHAH: A five-year old child was killed and another injured in landmine blast in Mir Ali tehsil of North Waziristan Agency, officials at the administration said.

Theys said that the incident happened on Wednesday evening in Madikhel village where landmine exploded. The injured kid who is eight years old was shifted to Agency Headquarters Hospital who is said to be in critical condition.

Landmines have been scattered throughout Fata and incidents of landmines blasts have become a routine matter. After repatriation, tribes of North Wazirsitan have been faced with menace of landmines that have been taking their lives and crippling them.

The tribal elders have been demanding of the government to clear Fata of the mines. The elders, who were participating in Pashtun Long March, also met with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and were assured that landmines would be cleared.

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