Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Canadian Aid worker shot dead

Canadian citizen, Shirley Case, one of three female aid workers shot dead in Afghanistan today, was a girl who wanted to help the world.

Case, 30, of Williams Lake, and Briton, Jackie Kirk, were killed by Taliban insurgents south of Kabul, a senior official of the aid agency International Rescue Committee said Wednesday.

Shirley Case
Another female aid worker, Nicole Dial from U.S., and a Kabul man who worked as a driver for the IRC, also died.

The group was en route to Kabul and travelling in a clearly marked International Rescue Committee vehicle when they came under fire at mid-morning.

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