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Polio specialist shot dead in Pakistan, more than 100 slaughtered since December 2012

Taliban activists have assaulted polio laborers in the past in Pakistan – one of just three nations where the devastating sickness stays endemic.

A polio specialist has been gunned around two unidentified men in a northwestern territory of Pakistan where the devastating infection stays endemic. More than 100 individuals have been slaughtered in such assaults since December 2012.

Sohail Ahmed, a professional of the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), was shot on Saturday by motorbike riders equipped with attack rifles while he was coming back to his base from an effort crusade in Swabi region, police said on Sunday.

The assailants figured out how to escape in the wake of carrying out the wrongdoing, The Express Tribune announced. Ahmed was posted by the health division in Narnji town, which outskirts Buner region of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area. Police achieved the scene, cordoned it off and arrested the body, it said.A look operation was led yet no captures have been made up until this point.

No one asserted obligation regarding the assault yet Taliban aggressors have assaulted polio laborers before. Pakistan is one of just three nations where the devastating illness stays endemic.

 

Islamist aggressors consider against polio antibodies as a Western intrigue to clean Muslims. The Islamists’ resistance to all types of inoculation became after the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) sorted out a fake immunization drive to help find Al Qaeda’s previous pioneer Osama container Laden in the Pakistani army town of Abbottabad. He was executed there by US drives in 2011.

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