QUETTA - Balochistan Government on Sunday postponed an anti-polio campaign in Quetta city in the wake of Kirani Road bombing the other day that claimed lives of 82 Hazara people. The police campaign was to be kick started from Monday (today), but, it was suspended for a month owing to stressed situation in Quetta.
“The campaign was put off because of Kirani Road incident, however, children would be administered polio vaccines at healthcare outlets,” Balochistan Health Secretary Nasebullah Bazai told this scribe.
However, Pishin, Nasirabad and Jafarabad authorities will not defer anti-polio drive and start immunising the children as per schedule on Monday.
TWO SHOT DEAD:?Two people, including a driver, were killed in two separate incidents of firing in Turbat and Kalat on Sunday. According to police, unidentified armed men shot dead a man with sophisticated weapons in Turbat Bazaar and fled away.
Police rushed to the site and moved the deceased to a hospital where he was identified as Maula Jangi. However, motive behind the murder could not be ascertained. Meanwhile, unidentified armed men opened fire on a container in Kalat district due to which its driver sustained his injuries before reaching the hospital. However, the incident could not be confirmed officially.