Pakistan: Polio aid worker killed, WHO suspends vaccination activities

Posted on May 28, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Killed, Pakistan, Travel Health reports that a female member of an anti-polio vaccination team was killed and another injured in a gun attack Tuesday in a village in the suburbs of Peshawar, capital of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakthunkhwa province, police said. According to reports the World Health Organisation has temporarily suspended anti-polio vaccination in the affected area. Police said security forces have taken into custody 14 suspects following the attack in Kaga Wala village in Badber area on the outskirts of Peshawar. Read article

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