MIRANSHAH, May 2: Another child has become polio victim in N Waziristan tribal region.

According to a statement from the Prime Minister Polio Cell, the 14-month-old child was diagnosed with poliovirus in a village of the agency.

With the fresh case, the number of polio cases in the country this year has reached 59, of which 46 belong to the tribal areas.

The Taliban have banned polio vaccination campaign in North and South Waziristan agencies for the last several years, and many children in the region have not received a single dose of anti-polio vaccine.

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