Polio vaccination team members abducted in Hangu , Pakistan
About right time for such incidents to happen. Polio vaccination program is stopped because of this .
Unidentified men abducted eight members of a polio vaccination team in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, leaving the medical drive to a halt in the insurgency-hit region.
The team was busy in vaccination of 6,000 children in Darsmand area of Hangu district, North West Frontier Province (NWFP), near the Afghan border when eight members were kidnapped, a health official told Geo TV channel.
Pakistan's health ministry has demanded suspension of the polio vaccination drive in Hangu district after the kidnapping.
There is no clue as to which group carried out the abduction. Police have started search operation for the recovery of abductees.