MIRANSHAH: A woman was injured in a landmine blast in Dattakhel tehsil of North Waziristan Agency on Saturday.
Security sources said the wife of Ismail, resident of Charkhel Land Saidabad was harvesting wheat crop when she stepped over a landmine planted in the field. The woman was injured in the blast. The injured woman was taken to Civil Hospital Miranshah where her condition was stated to be out of danger.
Several people have been injured in landmine blasts in North Waziristan recently. The security forces had also recently launched a drive to clear the tribal areas of landmines. However, such incidents are regularly happening there since the return of displaced persons.