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Fri Feb 8, 2013, 06:12 AM

Nigeria polio shootings in Kano 'kill 12' [View all]

Source: BBC

Twelve people, including polio vaccinators, have been killed in two shootings at health centres in northern Nigeria, witnesses have told the BBC.

In the first attack in Kano four polio vaccinators were shot dead by gunmen who drove up on a motor tricycle.

Thirty minutes later gunmen opened fire at a health centre outside Kano city as women waited with their children.

Some Nigerian Muslim leaders have previously opposed polio vaccinations, claiming they could cause infertility.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21381773

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