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Polio worker injured by rowdy youngsters

MIANWALI: A polio worker was allegedly beaten by three people at Takht Vichora village situated in the hilly area of Khatak belt in the Kalabagh police jurisdiction.

Mohammad Ijaz Khan, Naib Qasid of the Govt High School of Tabisar, was deputed to administer polio drops to children in the area during the ongoing polio campaign. When he went to Islam Khan’s home at Takht Vichora village, reports said, the old man told him that veil-observing women were at home and children and other members were out of home and that he should come some other time.

Meanwhile, some youngsters came out of the neighbouring house and thrashed the polio worker by blaming him for arguing with an old man. Ijaz Khan reported to the Kalabagh police that armed men Tariq and Anwar Sadat, along with another person, thrashed him and inflicted injuries on him.

As per sources, the police has been investigating the issue.

-MN Report

February 19, 2020

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