Two cops die in Polio drive attack in DI Khan
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Polio vaccination campaign in Dera Ismail Khan came under attack on Tuesday as terrorists killed two policemen posted for security of the vaccination team, ARY News reported.
Unknown terrorists targeted two policemen when they were returning to their homes after performing their duties in an area of Dera Ismail Khan, killing the two on the spot.
Police reached the spot and the bodies transferred to hospital for post-mortem.
Attacks on the polio vaccination drive has seriously hampered efforts to get rid of the crippling disease in Pakistan.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, while chairing a meeting of Polio Task Force in Islamabad, has vowed to use all resources at hand to get rid of polio from the country.
The World Health Organization in a report recently called Peshawar the largest reservoir of the polio virus in the world.