Militants kill four polio workers in Pakistan




 
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November 26th, 2014  
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Topic: Militants kill four polio workers in Pakistan


By Gul Yousafzai QUETTA, Islamabad (Reuters) - Gunmen killed three Pakistani women polio workers and their driver on Wednesday, police said, in the most deadly attack on the health workers in two years. Teams in Pakistan working to immunize children against polio are often targeted by Taliban militants, who say the campaign is a cover for Western spies, or accuse workers of distributing vaccines designed to sterilize children. The women were attacked on their way to meet a police escort, said police official Asad Raza in the southwestern city of Quetta. ...




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