May 20, 2013

Policeman killed in attack on Bajaur polio team.

KHAR: Gunmen attacked a polio vaccination team in Bajaur district on Monday, killing a policeman who was providing security, officials said.

The attackers opened fire as the team was going to administer polio drops in Kalam town in Bajaur district, one of the seven tribal areas along the Afghan border, local administration official Suhail Ahmed Khan said.

“One tribal police official, who had been escorting the team, died in the attack,” he told AFP.