Las Vegas Review-Journal

Constable guarding polio vaccinatio­n workers killed


Gunmen on a motorcycle Sunday shot dead a police constable guarding polio vaccinatio­n workers in rural northwest Pakistan, police said.

Senior officer Khalid Suhail said the attack happened in the village of Dhal Behzadi about 47 miles south of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhw­a province.

Members of the vaccinatio­n team were unhurt, he said. No one immediatel­y claimed responsibi­lity for the assault.

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