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Unknown attacker target vehicle in Pakistan, polio programme official dies Pakistan
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Unknown attacker target vehicle in Pakistan, polio programme official dies

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 19 Jan 2024, 11:46 pm

Unidentified assailants opened fire on a vehicle in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan which left at least one polio programme official dead, media reports said.

They also left a policeman injured.

Station House Officer (SHO) of Mamond Police Station Dilawar Khan told Dawn News that unknown persons opened fire on Dr Abdul Rehman’s vehicle when he was coming back from the District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital Khar in the Tarkhoo area of Mamond Tehsil.

The SHO said the doctor was the coordinator of the polio immunisation programme in Bajaur.

According to Rescue 1122 Media Coordinator Ibraheem Khan, the teams provided medical aid to the injured persons and shifted them to DHQ Khar in critical condition, the Pakistani newspaper reported.

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