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UN suspends polio drive in Pakistan after killings

Peshawar, Dec 20: The United Nations suspended its polio vaccination drive in Pakistan on Wednesday after eight people involved in the effort were shot dead in the past two days, a U.N. official said.The suspension

India TV News Desk [ Updated: December 20, 2012 16:26 IST ]
un suspends polio drive in pakistan after killings
un suspends polio drive in pakistan after killings

Peshawar, Dec 20: The United Nations suspended its polio vaccination drive in Pakistan on Wednesday after eight people involved in the effort were shot dead in the past two days, a U.N. official said.




The suspension was a grave blow to the drive to bring an end to the scourge of polio in Pakistan, one of only three countries where the crippling disease still survives.







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