Two minor siblings killed in Pak landmine explosion

The incident occurred in Shawal valley of South Waziristan tribal district in the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, bordering Afghanistan

March 02, 2021 06:31 am | Updated 06:31 am IST - Peshawar

Two siblings, aged 12 and 8, were killed in a landmine explosion in northwest Pakistan on Monday, police said.

The incident occurred in Shawal valley of South Waziristan tribal district in the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, bordering Afghanistan, they said.

KP Chief Minister Mehmood Khan expressed grief and sorrow over the deaths of the boy and his sister in the explosion.

The sacrifices of tribal people for maintaining peace and harmony would be remembered for a long time, the chief minister said.

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