PESHAWAR - A six-month-old baby on Friday was found positive of polio virus, the health officials confirmed.

Six-month-old Yasir, a resident of Peshawar, fell prey to polio after his parents refused to get him immunised against the virus.

The National Institute of Health, confirming polio virus in Yasir, urged parents to get their children below five immunised against polio.

It is pertinent to mention here that polio cases dropped 70 percent in Pakistan this year as only 25 cases were reported from across the country till June 2015.