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Polio worker injured in attack in Umerkot

UMERKOT: Unknown armed men attacked polio workers in Umerkot on Mondaym which injured a volunteer.

The polio workers came under attack near Bachao Bund in Ukerkot. A polio volunteer identified as  Gul Muhammad was inured. The injured was rushed to a nearby hospital.

After the attack, police cordoned off the area and started search for arresting the attackers.

It is to be mentioned here that a country wide anti-polio drive was kicked off on Monday. The drive will continue for six  days in Sindh. Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah launched the campaign by administering polio drop to a child at Ibrahim Hyderi Hospital in Karachi.