2 Policemen Escorting Polio Team Shot Dead In Mardan
Two policemen deployed with a polio team were shot dead by unidentified individuals in Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. District health authorities have confirmed the unfortunate incident.
The slain cops were deployed for the security of an anti-polio team on duty in the city. The team was attacked while they were out performing their duties. Two policemen lost their lives in the firing.
A 5-day polio vaccination campaign kicked-off in Mardan on Monday. Over 2,000 cops are on duty, providing security to the polio workers administering vaccine.