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Gunmen kill polio worker, two policemen

14 December, 2013

PESHAWAR: Gunmen shot dead a polio worker and two policemen on duty to protect a polio vaccination team in two separate attacks in Swabi District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Khyber tribal region.

In Swabi District, motorcyclists shot dead two policemen who were on their way to escort a polio team, according to the police spokesman. "The two policemen were on their way to perform security duties when unidentified gunmen opened fire on them on Topi Road.

Subsequently, one police official was killed on the spot while the other succumbed to his wounds at the hospital," the spokesman added. Hours later, a gunman killed a polio worker on his way home after vaccinating children in Jamrud District of Khyber Agency.


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