SWABI, 30 November: District coordinator of the extended program on immunization (EPI) and a police constable Monday fell victims to a fresh wave of target killing in Swabi district.

According to police Dr. Yaqoob, who had been heading the anti polio immunization campaign in the district, was on his way to office when he was shot dead near Zaida bypass road. His driver sustained injuries in the attack and was shifted to Bacha Khan Medical Complex in Shah Mansoor.

The second incident took place in Zaida area where unidentified gunmen riding on a bike opened fire on a patrol of elite police force. As a result of the firing, constable Imtiaz died on the spot while another cop Ghulam Abbas sustained severe injuries. He was shifted to nearby hospital for treatment.


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