Published On: Thu, Jan 23rd, 2014
Published in Category: District News

Two hurt as anti-polio team attacked in Punjab

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Bhakkar: A day after four anti-polio workers shot dead in Karachi and Mansehra, violence against health workers reached to Punjab where unknown miscreants attack on anti-polio team in Bhakkar district on Wednesday. According to local police, the incident took place at Bahal area of Bhakkar, district of south Punjab where unidentified miscreants ridding on motor cycles attacked vehicle of anti-polio team with sticks and iron rods.

Windows of vehicle were broken in this attack which caused injuries to Lady Health Supervisor and her driver.

Both were shifted to nearby hospital while police rushed to the scene soon after incident took place however miscreants were succeed in fleeing from the scene.

Police has cordon off area and checking motor cycles on exit points of the town.

On Tuesday, in two separate attacks, four anti-polio workers were killed in Karachi and Mansehra.
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