CHARSADDA, November 24: A polio worker has sustained injuries in an assault on a vaccination team in Charsadda district.

The police say the incident took place in Shabqadar area at morning. Unidentified gunmen opened fire on the polio workers. As a result, Mr Sajid was injured and later shifted to Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar.

The polio eradication campaign is in progress in about 20 districts of the country, whereas it ended yesterday in Peshawar city.

Over the past several years, polio vaccinators and the police deployed for their security are being targeted by miscreants. Several workers have been killed in such attacks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA region.


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