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Six Killed During Anti-Polio Drive in Pakistan

Officials in northwest Pakistan say an explosion has killed six people, including four police officers and two members of a peace committee.  Authorities say the blast occurred on Monday in a village outside of the provincial capital of Peshawar, during an anti-polio campaign. Pakistan is one of three countries in the world where polio is still endemic. One of the reasons polio remains prevalent is that militants who oppose the campaigns often target the workers and threaten people ...

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