WANA - A child was killed while two others seriously injured in a landmine blast here on Saturday.

Political Agent Zafarul Islam Khattak said the blast took place in tehsil Tiarza of South Waziristan Agency (SWA) where a landmine exploded with big bang when the children stepped on it.

One child died on the spot while two others were critically injured and were rushed to Agency Headquarters Hospital Wana for treatment.

The security forces cordoned off the area after the blast and started the investigation.