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  1. Four polio vaccinators shot dead in SW PakistanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Vallejo News

    ... earlier this year to ask Pakistan to impose mandatory vaccinations on travellers leaving the country. Baluchistan, Pakistan's largest but least developed and most sparsely populated province, is racked by Islamist militants, banditry, a separatist ...

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  2. Gunmen kill 4 polio workers in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | UpNorthLive.com

    Gunmen attacked a polio vaccination team Wednesday, killing four health workers, while a suspected U.S. drone strike killed four alleged militants in Pakistan, officials said. The attack on the health workers took place in the southwestern city of Quetta, while the drone strike targeted a militant hideout in the North Waziristan tribal region in northwest Pakistan.

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  3. Attackers kill 4 polio workers in PakistanRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    Four members of a polio vaccination team were killed in an attack by militants in western Pakistan's Balochistan province on Wednesday, police said. Attackers on two motorcycles opened fire at the team in the eastern part of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province.

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  4. 'I kept on screaming, begging for help': gunmen target polio vaccinators in Pakistan, killing fourRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... earlier this year to ask Pakistan to impose mandatory vaccinations on travellers leaving the country. Baluchistan, Pakistan's largest but least developed and most sparsely populated province, is racked by Islamist militants, banditry, a separatist ...

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  5. Official: Gunmen kill 4 polio workers in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Gunmen attacked a polio vaccination team Wednesday, killing four health workers, while a suspected U.S. drone strike killed four alleged militants in Pakistan, officials said. The attack on the health workers took place in the southwestern city of Quetta, while the drone strike targeted a militant hideout in the North Waziristan tribal region in northwest Pakistan.

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  6. Pervaiz condemns killing of anti-polio workers : November 26, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid on Wednesday strongly condemned attack on anti-polio workers in Quetta, in which three of them were killed. In a statement, the minister reiterated the government's resolve to make Pakistan a polio-free country.

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  7. URGENT - Pakistan Polio Workers KilledRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    Four members of a polio vaccination team were killed in an attack Wednesday by militants in a suburb of Quetta in western Pakistan, police said.

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  8. Four polio workers gunned down in PakistanRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a polio vaccination team near the Eastern Bypass area in Pakistan's Quetta city Wednesday, killing four health workers, including three women, and injuring three others. The assailants later escaped from the site of the incident, Dawn online reported.

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  9. Militants Kill Polio Vaccination Workers In PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    A Pakistani police spokesman says gunmen have killed three women working on a polio vaccination campaign, along with their driver. The women's driver was also killed in the attack on November 26 on the outskirts of Quetta, a western city near the Afghan border.

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  10. Four polio workers killed due to police negligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNN

    The attack on the health workers took place in the south-western city of Quetta, where the vaccination team of three women and three men was waiting for a police escort when two gunmen opened fire. The World Health Organization in May imposed travel restriction on Pakistan.

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  11. Militants kill four polio workers in PakistanRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | 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.

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  12. 4 polio workers shot dead in Pakistan hours after reported drone strikeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Pakistani volunteers carry an injured polio worker to a local hospital in Quetta, Pakistan on November 26, 2014. Gunmen attacked a polio vaccination team, killing several health workers within hours a suspected U.S. drone strike killed four alleged militants in Pakistan, officials said.

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  13. QUETTA: Gunmen kill four polio workers in QuettaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Four polio workers, including three women, were killed and three others injured on Wednesday morning when unknown gunmen opened fire on a polio vaccination team near Quetta's Eastern Bypass area. According to police, armed men opened fire at the polio team, killing four people, injuring three.

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  14. Polio Vaccination Team Attacked in SW PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Voice of America

    Gunmen opened fire at a polio vaccination team in southwestern Pakistan Wednesday, killing at least four people and wounding several others. The incident occurred in Quetta, the capital of violence-hit Baluchistan province.

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  15. BEP termed major step towards quality, modern educationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Nation

    Save the Children with the generous financial support of the embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has successfully implemented the Balochistan Education Programme in collaboration with the provincial education department. In this regard, an event was held which was attended by the representatives of the Dutch embassy, Additional Secretary Education Balochistan Mohammad Tayyab, representatives of the implementing partners IDO, SCSPEB and SEHER, representatives of the UN and donor agencies and other civil society organisations.

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  16. JUI-F to leave govt if promises not fulfilled : November 25, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that his party joined the government on the assurance of enforcement of Shariah and if the government did not fulfill its commitment, his party would part ways as was done with the Pakistan People's Party. He said if the government starts implementing the promises, they were ready to give it five years.

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  17. Pakistan confident of resisting Islamic State threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    After capturing large swathes of Iraq and Syria, Islamic State has set its sight on other countries, but military officials say Pakistan has no reason to fear. A Pakistani man walks past a wall graffiti reading 'Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi', leader of the Islamic State militant group in Iraq, in Quetta, Pakistan.

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  18. Balochistan govt launches 7-day vaccination campaign : November 25, 2014,Read the original story

    Monday | Daily Times

    QUETTA: The provincial government, with the support of international partners such as the United Nations Children's Fund and World Health Organisation , has launched a seven-day emergency vaccination campaign against nine deadly diseases. Balochistan has the lowest immunisation rate in the country.

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  19. Report reveals 6.7m people victims of substance abuse : November 23, 2014,Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Daily Times

    QUETTA: The Drug Use in Pakistan Survey Report on Saturday revealed that 6.7 million people, aged 15-64 years in Pakistan were victims of substance abuse in the last 12 months. Moreover, in a country where almost a quarter of the population is estimated to be living on less than $1.25 a day, the barriers preventing access to structured treatment are exceptionally high.

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  20. Nato suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Peninsula

    Trucks carrying logistic supplies for the Nato forces in Afghanistan wait for clearance near the Afghan border in Chaman, Pakistan, yesterday. Several trucks transporting logistic supplies of Nato forces cross into Pakistan on a regular basis, heading to Karachi for shipment back home.

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