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11 Polio Workers Kidnapped in Pakistan

Officials in Pakistan say militants have kidnapped 11 teachers involved in a polio vaccination campaign for children.Authorities say the workers were kidnapped Saturday in the Bara district of the Khyber tribal region along the border with Afghanistan.Militants frequently attack polio vaccination workers in Pakistan, accusing them of being Western spies or part of a plot to sterilize Muslims. The disease is highly infectious and can cause irreversible paralysis. The Global Eradication...

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