KARACHI: An anti-polio campaign was launched in 24 union councils of six districts in the city amid tight security on Sunday.
During the campaign, around 0.5 million children have been vaccinated against polio virus.
In Karachi, the drive has been launched in 24 union councils which included UC 4, 5 and 8 of Gadap Town; UC 10, 11, 12 and 13 of Gulshan-e-Iqbal; UC 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Baldia; UC 1, 2 and 3 of Orangi; UC 7, 8 and 9 of SITE; UC 2, 3 and 4 of Bin Qasim; UC 1 and 2 of Landhi Town; UC 9 of Saddar Town and UC 8 of Gulberg Town.
Motorbike riding was banned in these UCs from 10am to 6pm on Sunday as Section 144 was imposed in the areas where police were providing security to polio workers and volunteers.
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