One Killed in Attack on Polio Team in Pakistan

Victim was policeman protecting vaccinators


A policeman was killed and another seriously injured when suspected militants attacked a team of polio vaccinators in northwest Pakistan today, police officials said.

Two policemen protecting the vaccinators were injured in the shooting in Mardan town of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

One of the policemen died while being taken to hospital, Deputy Inspector General of Police Zafar Khan told reporters.