Two policemen guarding polio team in KP martyred

ISLAMABAD: Two policemen were killed in firing by unknown gunmen in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, according to police officials on Tuesday.

Unknown miscreants riding on a motorcycle opened fire at the police personnel assigned to guard the polio vaccination team in the Kot Azam area of Tank district of the province on Tuesday, Asghar Khan, a senior police official in the area, told Xinhua.

He said that the attackers fled the scene after carrying out the attack, and a search operation for the culprits is underway.

Earlier on Monday, a 10-day polio vaccination campaign was launched in the district to administer vaccination drops to children aged up to five years.

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