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A three-day anti polio campaign begins in twelve districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and two agencies of FATA on Monday.

Sources of Provincial Health Department told Radio Pakistan Peshawar correspondent that more than thirty-two lac children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign. 

The districts are included Peshawar, Haripur, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Batagram, Kohistan, Torghar, Shangla, Swat, Upper & Lower Dir, Chitral and Khyber and South Waziristan Agencies of FATA.

Meanwhile, a six-day special anti-polio campaign in nine union councils of Khairpur district will also start from Monday.

Over eighteen thousand children will be administered anti-polio. 

Special security measures have been taken to ensure security of polio teams.

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