GHALLANIA, 26 October: The political administration of Mohmand Agency in collaboration with Pakistan Red Crescent would launch programme at educational institutions and public awareness programme to sensitize masses how to protect themselves from landmines.

The decision was taken at a ceremony held here titled Mines Risk Education where officials of the administration. PRC, education department and a large number of students were present.

Speakers said that dozens of people especially children have been the worst victims of landmines planted by militants across Fata.

They said that PRC has decided to launch awareness programme at public and private schools to awareness students how to avoid these mines.

Under the programme, teachers would also be sensitized how to education their students and aware people around them to handle or avoid the planted bombs.