Pakistan charity suspends work after killings
[Al Ahram] A Pak charity on Wednesday suspended its operations for three days after seven staff were rubbed out in the northwest, where aid groups demanded better protection.
Where's the mighty Pak army when you need them?
"The NGO has suspended its activities for three days to mourn the deaths. They will decide after three days whether to start work again or not," said Abdul Rashid Khan, police chief of Swabi district where the attack took place.
The six women and their male colleague were ambushed and rubbed out on Tuesday after returning from a local community centre.
"All seven victims of the attack have been buried.
In that case it's all over. Forget about it.
Police have started to investigate but we are not yet in a position to accuse anyone," Khan said.
And probably never will be. And if they do there won't be enough evidence for a conviction. And Omar Saeed Sheikh still hasn't been hanged.
The organization, Support With Working Solution, runs dozens of health and education projects, including polio
...Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by infection with the poliovirus. Between 1840 and the 1950s, polio was a worldwide epidemic. Since the development of polio vaccines the disease has been largely wiped out in the civilized world. However, since the vaccine is known to make Moslem pee-pees shrink and renders females sterile, bookish, and unsubmissive it is not widely used by the turban and automatic weapons set...
vaccinations, in the northwestern province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...
, where the Taliban and other Islamist hard boyz are active.
Tuesday's attack, for which there has been no claim of responsibility, comes days after nine polio vaccination workers were rubbed out in a string of incidents in Pakistain.
There are growing concerns about a renewed surge of violence in the northwest.
Renewed? Did it stop for a moment and we missed it?
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