FAISALABAD- A member of anti-polio vaccination team was gunned down today.

According to police sources, the incident took place in Peoples Colony where unknown gunmen on a motorbike fired shots on a health team.

A polio worker was critically injured in the firing incident and shifted to DHQ hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Police sources said the incident could be due to personal enmity.

The deceased was identified as Muhammad Sarfraz, a school teacher at Rehmania High School. According to polio team, the vaccinators were not provided any security. This is first such incident in the city. The attack on polio team prompted health workers to boycott immunization campaign over security concerns.