- Unidentified motorcyclists assault safety crew of polio staff in Karak.
- Policeman martyred in assault.
- Levies officer injured in second assault on safety crew of polio staff in Higher Dir
KARAK: Unidentified motorcyclists opened fireplace and martyred a policeman deployed for the safety of a polio crew in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Karak Tuesday.
The police stated an anti-polio crew was vaccinating kids within the space after they had been attacked. The polio immunization drive has been stopped after the assault.
The martyred police constable was recognized as Junaidullah, a resident of Mianki. Junaidullah belonged to the Frontier Reserve Police.
A Levies officer was injured in one other assault on the safety crew of polio staff in a village close to Sheringal, an administrative unit of Higher Dir district.
Pakistan’s first polio drive of 2021
A resident of Kando attacked the safety crew of the polio crew with sticks and stones throughout an anti-polio marketing campaign.
Sources stated the accused had been arrested on the spot and handed over to Sheringal police.
Pakistan begins first polio vaccine marketing campaign of 2021
Pakistan’s first polio vaccination for 2021 began on January 11.
The nationwide polio immunization drive will final for 5 days and goals to vaccinate over 40 million kids below the age of 5 throughout Pakistan.
A supplementary dose of Vitamin A drops will even be administered to kids aged 6 to 59 months.