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Anti-polio campaign in Pakistan hit by bomb, 7 killed

Last Updated: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 11:45

Peshawar: At least seven people, including four policemen, were killed today when a bomb targeted a police vehicle providing security to an anti-polio programme at the outskirts of Peshawar district in northwest Pakistan.

The incident occurred in Suleman Khel area, a suburban rural locality here in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The injured have been shifted to the city hospital, some 20 kilometres away from the scene of incident.

Sources said that the bomb disposal squad has been called and the area has been cleared of the people fearing another unexploded bomb over there.

First Published: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 11:45
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