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4 polio workers shot dead in Pakistan hours after reported drone strike
4 polio workers shot dead in Pakistan hours after reported drone strike

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. Those killed in the attack on the outskirts of Quetta included three women, said a police spokesman Shahzada Farhat. The vaccination team of three women and three men was waiting for a police escort when two gunmen opened fire on them, he said. Local militants oppose the vaccination campaign, alleging that western...

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