WANA, 20 September: One person was injured in a landmine blast in Ladha tehsil of South Waziristan Agency on Tuesday.

Local people said Habibullah, hailing from Tangrai area, was working in a Barani nullah when he stepped over a landmine. The injured person was taken to Agency Headquarters Hospital. One leg of Habibullah was removed by the doctors due to incurable injuries.

It was 71st such incident after return of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) of Mehsud tribe of South Waziristan in which common people became target of landmines.

The area people have demanded Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and Corps Commander to remove landmines from South Waziristan to avoid such incidents in future.