Hospital staff stand near the bodies of anti-polio drive campaign workers who were shot by gunmen, at a hospital morgue in Quetta November 26, 2014. Credit: REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed
Pakistan Gunmen Kill Four Polio Workers In Quetta -- BBC
Four polio vaccination workers have been shot dead and three injured in the south-west Pakistani city of Quetta.
Police said the three female health workers and their male driver were attacked by two gunmen on a motorbike. Anti-polio efforts in the province have been suspended, the authorities say.
The shootings are the latest in a series targeting Pakistani polio teams. No group has claimed responsibility.
Militants say polio teams are spies or that the vaccine causes infertility.
Pakistan is one of only three countries where the disease is still endemic, the others being Nigeria and Afghanistan.
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