Pakistan: Muslims open fire on polio vaccination team, murder security official

A Pakistani Muslim cleric has said that polio vaccinations are un-Islamic. And such “extremist” clerics are not just in Pakistan: in Nigeria, a Muslim cleric was arrested for playing a role in sparking the murders of polio workers.

“Levies official killed as polio team attacked in Bajaur,” Daily Times, September 24, 2018:

A security official has been martyred in an attack on a polio vaccination team in Badan area of Bajaur district today.

The deceased, who was a levies personnel, was reportedly returning from polio duty when unidentified gunmen opened fire.

After the attack, security forces reached the spot and cordoned off the area.

A search operation has been launched, however, no arrest can be made yet….

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