Pakistan.. An armed attack targeted a team to vaccinate children in Dera Ismail Khan

Today, unidentified gunmen launched an attack on a medical team who were conducting a polio vaccination campaign in the city of Dera Ismail Khan in northwest Pakistan. The city’s police chief, Muhammad Shuaib, said he the gunmen fired a barrage of bullets at the hospital team, and tried to target the policemen tasked with protecting the medical team, adding that the attack resulted in no casualties and the attackers managed to escape from the place .

He added that the security forces have launched an intense mopping-up operation in thearea to track down the attackers, while no one has yet claimed responsibility.