BAJAUR - A union council polio officer of World Health Organisation (WHO) was shot dead by unknown killers in Mamond tehsil of Bajaur district, an official said on Sunday.

A 35-year-old Abdullah Jan was on way to his home when unknown persons killed him by indiscriminate firing near Umary area and managed to flee the crime scene.

Levies officials reached the spot and shifted the body of the victim to district headquarters hospital Khar in precarious condition but he succumbed to his injuries.

The reason behind killing was not ascertained, however, district administration had initiated investigation to nab the culprits involved.