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11 private school teachers kidnapped in Pakistan

Nov. 24, 2013 at 12:16 AM

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Unidentified terrorists abducted 11 teachers taking part in a polio vaccination project in Pakistan's Khyber Agency, Geo News reported Saturday.

The teachers are from a private school in the Sipah area of Tehsil Bara, the news network said, citing unnamed official sources.

Geo News said the teachers are part of a team working to eradicate polio in Pakistan and had administered vaccine drops to children in their school, making them abduction targets.