Militant ambush kills 12 of polio workers escort in Pakistan

By Reuters | Sat, 1 Mar 2014 11:48 AM
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By Jibran Ahmad

PESHAWAR, Pakistan March 1 (Reuters) - Militants killed 12 members of the security escort for a polio vaccination team in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, detonating a roadside bomb before opening fire on their convoy, according to officials.

The attack lasted an hour and when rescuers approached the scene the gunmen also attacked them, according to Khan Faraz, an official in the ...

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