A polio monitoring officer was killed when unknown terrorists opened fire on him in Inayat Kalay area of Mamond tehsil of district Bajaur. The police said that 35-year-old, Abdul Ullah Jan son of Rehmat Jan was on the way to home from Inayat Kalay Bazaar, when unknown persons opened fire on him in Tani village near Khushk Darya area of the tribal district.
After the incident, Levies force official cordoned off the area and shifted the body to district headquarter hospital. After necessary medico-legal procedures, the body was handed over to the heirs. The security officials said that further investigation into the case is under way.
Besides these incidents, two policemen were also murdered in Buner and Bannu districts, who were deployed to provided security to the polio teams. The incidents occurred after thousands of children were shifted to hospital after parents panicked due to negative propaganda against the polio drops. Doctors declared all the children healthy and stable.