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The final hour and desperate measures of Pak Army: Murders of Arif Wazir and Sajid Baluch

The final hour and desperate measures of Pak Army: Murders of Arif Wazir and Sajid Baluch ANI |  Updated:  May 03, 2020 14:27 IST By Dr Amjad Ayub Mirza London,[UK] May 03 (ANI): On May 1 deep in northern Pakistan,  Arif Wazir , leader of  Pashtun Tahafuz Movement  (PTM), was driving home on a quiet road to break his fast when "unknown" assassins caught up with him and began to spray his car with bullets fired from automatic weapons. One bullet struck his arm followed by two others that hit him in the neck and head. Arif was now profusely bleeding and collapsed on his car seat. Job done, the assassins fled the scene. Thousands of Twitter fans who follow  Mohsen Dawar ,  leader of PTM  and member of the national assembly (lower house) of Pakistan, began to receive notifications that "an ambulance carrying  Arif Wazir  has reached DHQ hospital in DIK (Dera Ismail Khan). He was attacked by state-sponsored militants". At the hospital, nurses struggled to locate a depres

Polio case reported from Balochistan

SALEEM SHAHID QUETTA: A four-year-old girl has tested positive for poliovirus in Usta Mohammad Tehsil of Jaffarabad district in Balochistan, health officials said on Saturday. The number of polio cases in Balochistan has reached seven and 42 across the country this year. According to health officials, the girl had not been administered polio vaccine as the parents refused to allow giving polio drops to their daughter. However, after observing symptoms, the family contacted the health authorities who had taken samples of their child on April 20 and 21. “The samples proved positive after testing,” health officials said, adding that the last case of polio was reported in Balochistan on March 11 in a two-year-old boy in Zhob district. Published in Dawn, May 3rd, 2020