Chaman: A Levies officer was injured when a polio team in Chaman’s Thekedar was attacked by unknown men on Sunday afternoon, the police said.
According to police the armed men attacked a women’s polio team while they were administering polio drops to children while the attackers fled with the gun of the levies personnel.
The injured officer was immediately shifted to the DHQ hospital Chaman where he was provided with first aid.
An investigations into the case have begun and the police have started a search operation for the suspects. Following the attack, the anti-polio campaign in Balochistan has been delayed until further notice.
A five-day anti-polio campaign started across the country last week.