ISLAMABAD - Terming the attack cowardly and inhumane, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the killing of two volunteers of a polio team in Swabi, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa.

The Prime Minister paid highest tribute to the volunteers who lost their lives in playing their role for eradicating the menace of polio from the country. The Prime Minister prayed to Almighty Allah to bless the departed souls and grant courage to the bereaved families to bear the loss with fortitude.

Meanwhile, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Engineer Shaukatullah has strongly condemned the killing of polio workers in district Swabi and has expressed his deep shock over the loss of precious lives.

In his condolence message on Sunday, the Governor also paid rich tributes to the sacrifices which the polio workers have been rendering while fulfilling their official duties. Expressing his deep sympathies with the members of the bereaved families, the Governor said that the elements involved in this heinous crime would be brought to the court of law. The Governor prayed to Allah Almighty to shower his blessings on those who lost their lives in this cowardly act.