PESHAWAR, September 17: A three-day door-to-door anti-polio drive will be kicked off from today (Monday) to vaccinate 5.6 million children across the province and Fata. Around 33000 children would be vaccinated against polio in Fata.

A statement issued here said that 4872 teams would carry out the drive both in Fata and KP. The statement said that children Bara of Khyber Agency, Miran Shah, Mir Ali and Dattakhel of North Waziristan Agency while Wana, Sararogha, Servekai, Ladah and Tayarza area of South Waziristan Agency would not be vaccinated due to some reasons.

The drive would be kicked off in these areas after September 25 as polio workers would be trained to launch door-to-door campaign.

The statement said that all out efforts would be made to achieve the target of vaccinating the targeted children.