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Anti-polio team attacked in Karachi's Baldia town


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File Photo shows a polio worker along with a policeman traveling on his motorbike in Karachi.—Online Photo

KARACHI: An anti-polio vaccination team was attacked in Karachi’s Baldia town on Tuesday, DawnNews reported.

According to the police, the polio team entered Sector 8 of the Baldia Town where assailants opened fire on them, adding that no injuries were reported as polio workers resisted the attack.

SSP Asif Sheikh said that they had arrested four workers including a woman involved in the attack.

The police also said that the polio campaign had been suspended until tomorrow.

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kulukku baba
Apr 16, 2013 06:55pm
My god! In which country you will see a team of medics shot at! This country is full of intellectuals, I must say!!!