GUJRANWALA: Two police personnel deployed on the security duties of polio teams have been injured in the firing, by unknown assailants on teams  in Gujranwala.

The polio teams were busy in administering polio drops to children on Sialkot road, Gujranwala, when unknown assailants started firing at the polio teams , as a result two police personnel deployed on the security duty were injured in the incident. The injured personnel were rushed local hospital and provided with medical attention.

The police cordoned off the area and started search for the culprits, however no arrests have been made till the filing of this report. Moreover, no polio workers were injured in the incident.

Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has condemned the attack on polio teams and directed to provide best possible medical treatment to injured personnel. Shahbaz Sharif directed the law enforcing agencies to arrest the culprits involved in the incident.