Polio eradication workers gunned down in Pakistan

Today six polio eradication workers were gunned down in attacks in both Karachi and Peshawar. At least three other shootings of polio eradication workers have occurred this year.

Some countries advise their citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to Pakistan due to the serious lack of personal security. Travellers should be aware that in this country there is a high threat of armed attacks, kidnappings, sectarian violence and unpredictable security situations.

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