Polio Team Targeted in Faisalabad, One Person Died

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Polio Team Targeted in Faisalabad, One Person Died.PakistanTribe.Com

FAISALABAD – Firing was triggered on Polio Team in People’s colony Faisalabad and killed one person, PakistanTribe learnt form media reports.

A member of Polio Team named Sarfraz killed in Faisalabad by firing of unknown persons in Faisalabad. Due to firing Sarfaraz met with serous injury and brought to hospital but could not survive anymore.

According to sources unknown persons came on motorbike and triggered fire on Polio team which caused the death of Sarfaraz, member of team.

Police has sealed the area and started search operation in surrounding of People’s colony Faisalabad.

Whereas Polio vaccination campaign has been stopped for today in Faisalabad.

It is pertinent to mention that a day before situation got tense in Faisalabad due to death of PTI worker during protest and a mass number of Police man were appointed in different areas of Faisalabad. In the presence of high security in People’s Colony, polio team was targeted and a member of team could not survive due to injury.

Targeting Polio team has became very frequent in Pakistan. Last month three days special Polio campaign was launched in Khyber Agency and 2400 teams of health workers were guarded by 3,000 security personal.

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