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Pakistan: Bajaur landmine blast leaves woman, son hurt Pakistan Landmine Blast
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Pakistan: Bajaur landmine blast leaves woman, son hurt

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 06 Feb 2023, 11:39 pm

Bajaur: A landmine explosion in Bajaur tribal district of Pakistan on Saturday left at least a woman and her son injured, media reports said.

“The incident occurred in Thangi Srasha area when an explosive device, said to be an anti-personal mine planted in a field of a local elder, Malik Mursaleen Khan, went off at around 8am,” DSP Abdul Sattar Khan told Dawn News.

Talking to reporters after visiting the blast site, he said a woman and her son were going to fetch water when they stepped over the mine planted by some miscreants.

A Rescue 1122 official told Dawn News both the injured, identified as the wife of Jan Sardar, and her son, Abdullah, 15, were shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital, Khar, by a team of rescuers.

According to reports, the condition of the injured people are said to be stable.