Pakistan Orders Save the Children’s Foreign Workers Out of the Country

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Pakistani authorities have ordered aid agency Save the Children’s foreign staff out of the country.

Though no official reason was given, it’s widely believed that the expulsion order for those six workers is related to the case of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama Bin Laden last year.

The doctor, Shakil Afridi, reportedly told Pakistani intelligence agents that he was introduced to the CIA by an official with Save the Children.

He is serving a 33 year jail sentence now.

The New York Times’ Declan Walsh tells anchor Lisa Mullins international aid agencies have been under increased scrutiny since the Osama Bin Laden raid in Abbottabad 15 months ago.

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