Pakistan: Another polio worker killed

Police stand guard as a polio worker waits to give polio vaccine drops to children at a street in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province March 30, 2014.

This just in: BANNU: Terrorists continue attacking anti-polio teams as one more female worker was gunned down here on Monday.

According to reports, the incident took place in the limits of Cantt police station of the city where unidentified gunmen opened fire on the female polio worker, leaving her dead on the spot.

It may be mentioned here that anti-polio teams are being attacked in almost every province of the country since last year or so. Seeing the situation, the government has provided better security facilities to the workers.

Bannu is in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The previous fatal attack was in Balochistan province on March 27.

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