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PESHAWAR, October 24: Three more cases of polio have emerged in Pakistan.

According to a statement from the National Institute of Health, two polio victims hail from Orangi area in Karachi, Sindh province while the other case has been confirmed in the area of Zhob, Balochistan.

About 10 polio cases have been reported from various areas of Pakistan during 24 hours, raising the number of cases up to 220 in the country in current year.

The area that has been largely affected by the poliovirus is the tribal belt, where 143 cases have been recorded so far. The disease has crippled 45 children in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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