January 01, 2013
Same Old New Year
Militants murder seven aid workers for the "crime" of saving children.
Local officials said the victims, who were gunned down as they left a children's community center where they worked, were Pakistani citizens. Six of the victims were women, at least five of whom worked as teachers at the community center, while the seventh was a male doctor. The attack occured in Swabi district, about 75 kilometers (45 miles) northwest of the capital, Islamabad.
(Hat Tip: TROP)