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Security Fears: Sindh Polio workers quit campaign

KARACHI: Sindh Polio Workers have announced to postpone the drive throughout the province after attack on a team of polio vaccinators in Qayyumabad area of Karachi, which claimed three lives, ARY News reported on Tuesday.

Sindh Lady Health Workers Association chairperson Khair un Nisa Memon has announced that the association members will not take part in the campaign. “Our workers will not put their lives in danger for Rs250,” she said.

After attack on the polio vaccination team campaign was postponed in Karachi's East Zone. 

Armed men also opened fire at a polio team in Mansehra and killed one worker. 

In Panjgur district of southwestern Balochistan province, miscreants snatched away a car from the polio team.

Due to security issues, polio vaccination drive has also been postponed in Chitral, Haripur, Dera Ismail Khan and Multan.

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