Taliban suspects arrested over Karachi polio killings
[Dawn] Pak police said they placed in durance vile
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
five alleged Taliban suspects Wednesday on suspicion of killing women 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...
vaccinators and plotting to attack Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
"We have arrested five men from Ittehad Town in Bloody Karachi's west today who were involved in killing four out of five female health workers in Bloody Karachi last month," senior police official Ghulam Shabbir Sheikh told news hounds.
Gunmen in Pakistain last month killed nine health workers carrying out polio vaccinations, five of them in Bloody Karachi in attacks that prompted UN agencies to suspend work on a nationwide inoculation campaign.
"They belong to Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain (TTP) and were planning to hit Bloody Karachi airport and other high-profile establishments to create panic and chaos," he added, referring to the country's umbrella Taliban organization.
There was no claim of responsibility for the December's killings, but the TTP last year banned polio vaccinations in the northwestern tribal region of Wazoo, condemning the campaign as a cover for espionage.
Pakistain is one of only three countries in the world where polio is endemic, but rumours about the vaccine being a plot to sterilise Moslems have long dogged efforts to tackle the highly infectious disease.
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