PESHAWAR – Polio campaign in 76 most sensitive districts in security point of view due to insecure and uncertain situation in the country, PakistanTribe received media reports.
PakistanTribe reported that polio campaign has been suspended in 76 different districts of country. This was a countrywide campaign launched to vaccinate the polio medicine to children.
Campaign was supposed to continue till 5th and in some areas 7th of January but now it has been suspended.
Also on the 1st Jan the security was not given to polio team in Multan due to the engagement of security officials in other areas of Multan which resulted a delay in the of one day for starting the campaign.
Attack on polio is common in Pakistan, Earlier last month one polio team member was killed in an attack on team by some unknown killer in Peshawar
Sarfaraz was on the regular team visit on anti polio campaign when he was attacked by some motor bike rider and received bullets. Sarfaraz died on the spot due to injuries.
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