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Anti-polio team attacked in Karachi's Baldia town

April 16, 2013

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.