Attack on polio team leaves one woman dead, another injured near Peshawar

A Pakistani health worker gives polio vaccine to a childPakistan. -AP Photo

A Pakistani health worker gives polio vaccine to a childPakistan. -AP Photo

PESHAWAR: An anti-polio vaccination team came under attack by unknown gunmen in Kaga Wala village in Badbher area in the suburbs of Peshawar on Tuesday leaving one lady worker dead and another injured, police officials told Dawn.com.

The casualties were shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar.

Lady Reading Hospital officials told Dawn.com that one of the attacked woman had succumbed to her wounds whereas the condition of the other injured woman was stated as critical.

Security forces cordoned off the site of attack as a probe into the incident went underway.

Source: DAWN

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