In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, two police personnel and a polio worker were killed in an attack on a polio team in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan district on Tuesday.

According to details, the attack on the polio team was carried out by unknown gunmen during the ongoing anti-polio drive in the province.

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has strongly condemned the killing of the polio worker and security team of polio drive.

He prayed for the eternal peace of the martyred souls and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families.

Mahmood Khan directed for immediate arrest of the culprits involved in the attack on the polio team. He also expressed determination to deal with the culprits with iron hands.

Meanwhile, the anti-polio drive has been suspended as all the polio teams have been called off from North Waziristan district and the search operation has begun in the area.  

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