Categories: Latest News

Two policemen, polio worker shot dead in North Waziristan

Two policemen and a polio worker were shot dead in North Waziristan on Tuesday.

As reported, two policemen and a polio worker were martyred in firing by unknown people in Tang Killi, Dattakhel tehsil, North Waziristan.

The killed policemen were on duty to provide security to the polio staff.

The bodies of the deceased were shifted to Dattakhel Tehsil Hospital.

As reported, a child was also injured during the incident after he was shot in the leg.

The child has been moved to the Miran Shah District Headquarters Hospital.

Deputy Commissioner Shahid Ali Khan has also confirmed the incident and the number of casualties.

A search operation is underway in the area and further information will be shared in due course, he said.

Related Post

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif reacting to the news said that he was “deeply anguished.

The prime minister said he had ordered Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah to conduct a thorough investigation of the incident and submit a report at the next cabinet meeting.


Federal Health Minister Abdul Qadir Patel has taken notice of the incident.

It is to be noted here that an anti-polio campaign was underway in North Waziristan.

The second Sub-National Immunisation Days (SNIDs) campaign began on Monday aiming to vaccinate 12.6 million children in all four provinces.

Under the campaign children under the age of five will be vaccinated in 25 very high-risk districts for poliovirus.

Saman Siddiqui

Recent Posts

  • Sports News

Virat Kohli opens up about mental health struggle amid poor form

Virat Kohli opens up about his mental health struggle amid poor form! The 33-year-old ex-Indian…

3 hours ago
  • Latest News

Imran Khan’s visit to Karachi and Hyderabad postponed, PTI Aug 19 Jalsa also cancelled

Imran Khan's visit to Karachi and Hyderabad has been postponed, and PTI Aug 19 Jalsa…

3 hours ago
  • Entertainment News

Pakistani filmmakers invited for Oscar 2023 Submission

The Pakistani Academy Selection Committee invites Pakistani filmmakers to submit their films for Oscar consideration…

5 hours ago
  • Latest News

Child’s boy found, 6 missing after flash flood swept car swept away into Karachi’s Malir River

A child's boy has been found, while 6 people of a family including the driver…

5 hours ago
  • Drama Reviews

Chauraha Episode-20 and 21 Review: Zoya takes a stand for her own self

The 7th Sky Entertainment production drama serial Chauraha after going really very strong has taken…

6 hours ago
  • Technology

PUBG MOBILE Launches Gully Squad ‘Be The Hero’ Campaign

PUBG MOBILE, Pakistan’s No. 1 video gaming platform, has launched a recruitment drive for Gully…

7 hours ago