An up close opportunity to watch Darwinian evolution in action. H/T EDL Buck
- Four women aid workers gunned down in the southern city of Karachi and another killed in a village outside the north-west city of Peshawar
- Aid workers were administering polio jabs as part of 3-day vaccination drive
- Taliban claim the campaign to immunise children is a cover for U.S. spies
PUBLISHED: 11:06 EST, 18 December 2012 | UPDATED: 11:51 EST, 18 December 2012
The Taliban murdered five women polio health workers in a series of attacks in Pakistan today.
The victims were shot in the head at close range, two of them as they administered vaccine drops to young children.
The killings halted a polio campaign that international health officials say is vital to contain the crippling disease but which the Taliban claim is a cover for US spies.