LAKKI MARWAT, 21 September: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department on Thursday reported the first-ever polio case in Lakki Marwat district of Khyber Pakhunkhwa this year.

Emergency Operation Center for Polio reported that a two-year old child Zunaira tested positive despite taking vaccines. Luckily the child was not disabled and could walk normally, the EOC official said, adding that this was the fifth case reported in Pakistan while first in KP.

Besides, not a single polio case is surfaced in Fata which is considered a big achievement on part of Health Department. A three-year anti-polio drive is also concluded in Fata.