Gunmen kill, wound two Pakistani policemen: report

TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (MNA) – A policeman was killed and another was seriously injured on Saturday when gunmen attacked Pakistani police in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area.

Gunmen killed one police officer guarding a polio vaccination team in northwest Pakistan, Associated Press reported.

The attack took place in the district of Tank in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, on the second day of a five-day anti-polio drive to vaccinate 6.5 million children in the province.

Police officer Sajjad Ahmed told The Associated Press news agency two gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire on the police team escorting polio vaccinators in the Chaddarah area.

One constable was killed on the spot and a Frontier Constabulary officer was critically wounded, while members of the vaccination team were unhurt.


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