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U.N. halts polio drive in Pakistan, cites attacks

Posted: December 20, 2012 at 3:24 a.m.

The United Nations suspended all polio-related field activities in Pakistan on Wednesday after more attacks on public-health workers attempting to immunize children. Two people were killed and another wounded around the northwestern city of Peshawar.

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Front Section, Pages 6 on 12/20/2012

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