WANA: A teenager was injured seriously in landmine blast in Akhtar Killay of Tiyarza tehsil of South Waziristan on Wednesday.

Locals said that the injured was collecting fuelwood when he stepped on a landmine planted at the mountains that exploded.

As a result he sustained serious injuries and was shifted to hospital in Wana. It should be noted that a security personnel died and three others were injured on October 12 when one of them stepped on a landmine in North Waziristan tribal district.

Landmines have been have killed dozens of people and crippled hundreds for life in tribal areas. Women and children are the worst victims of these blasts.