(MENAFN- Tribal News Network) MIRANSHAH: A Pakistan Army soldier has died while he was defusing a bomb in tehsil Datta Khel Mazhar in North Waziristan.
Initial reports from security officials said that a bomb was discovered in Dattakhel area when soldier Mazhar tried to neutralize it and as a result it went off.
On Tuesday, another soldier Lance Havaldar Irfan Ali had lost his life while defusing the bomb in the same area.
Dattakhel tehsil is a town in North Waziristan located on border between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Thousands of people have become victim to landmines in North and South Waziristan and tribal people called it a silent death.
One of the major demands of recently erupted Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) is removal of landmines from tribal areas especially North and South Waziristan as it has claimed many lives.
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