Blast in Pakistan landmine, 10 dead

Islamabad: According to the information given by the authorities, minimum of ten persons were killed and several got injured when a passenger van hit a landmine in Kurram Agency in Pakistan.

Yasir Hussain, who is injured in the attack, was bringing stones from a mountain when his vehicle hit the landmine in Godar area, Dawn News quoted security officials as saying. The attack left eight persons injured.

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According to Kurram Agency officials, the landmine was laid by terrorists in a mountainous area. The Pakistan Army dispatched an MI-17 helicopter to transfer the injured to Peshawar.

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