Pakistan: Islamists Kill Aid Workers For Trying To Save Lives With Un-Islamic Polio Vaccine
However, since their sinless and all-wise prophet said so, they’d be perfectly ok with serving a warm glass of camel urine instead to the sick and dying …
That brings to nine the number of health workers killed since December 17.
Officials say the student volunteer died on December 20, a day after he was shot while helping distribute polio drops in the northwestern city of Peshawar.
Five of the nine health workers killed were women.
The bloodshed prompted United Nations agencies to suspend their campaign against polio in Pakistan after the attacks.
The Islamic terrorist group Jundullah claimed responsibility, telling RFE/RL’s Radio Mashaal that polio vaccination is forbidden in Islam.
Pakistan is one of only three countries where the disease is endemic.” Source – Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
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