Gunmen kill policeman guarding polio team in Pak

Pakistan on Monday launched the nationwide polio campaign touted as the final push against the crippling disease to cover 38.6 million children under five years of age.

PTI
Peshawar, Publish Date: Sep 26 2018 12:03AM | Updated Date: Sep 26 2018 12:03AM
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A policeman assigned to protect polio workers has been shot and killed by unknown assailants in Pakistan's northwest tribal district bordering Afghanistan, hours after a massive nationwide anti-polio vaccination drive was launched.

Pakistan on Monday launched the nationwide polio campaign touted as the final push against the crippling disease to cover 38.6 million children under five years of age. NaibSubedarSarfraz was shot and killed by the assailants on Monday on his way back to the security check post in the Badam village in Bajur tribal district bordering Afghanistan, security official said. 

 

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