Two polio workers shot dead in North Waziristan

DATTA KHEL (PEN) – Two polio workers died along with two others on Tuesday while one was injured seriously in firing by unidentified suspects in Datta Khel tehsil of North Waziristan.

According to police, the incident took place in a village named Danda Gaoun of Datta Khel. While the bodies of the polio workers have been shifted to the district hospital.

People’s doctor forum condemned the attack on the polio team. The people’s doctor forum said in a statement that this attack on the polio team is a conspiracy against the termination of the disease.

Federal Health Minister Abdul Qadir Patel has taken the notice of the incident. He directed the law enforcing agencies to arrest the suspects behind the incident.

It should be noted here that an anti-polio campaign was underway in North Waziristan.