Polio worker, two policemen shot dead in North Waziristan


A polio worker and two police personnel were gunned down by unidentified men in the Datakhail area of North Waziristan on Tuesday.
The incident took place when a polio eradication team arrived in the area to administer vaccines to the children against the crippling disease. An anti-polio virus campaign is currently underway across the country, aiming to inoculate more than 12.6 million children.
Meanwhile, a child was also injured by stray bullets, North Waziristan Deputy Commissioner Shahid Ali Khan confirmed.
The official told Geo News that the polio campaigners and the police personnel accompanying them for their security were visiting the locality in Datakhail when they were assaulted by unidentified men.

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