Aug 7 2010
Muslim pondscum say they executed missionaries, including 6 Americans, because the were “spying for America” and “spreading Christianity.”
A British medic who was among 10 aid workers killed by gunmen in an ambush in a remote area of northern Afghanistan was named today by sources as Dr Karen Woo. The bodies of Dr Woo, six Americans, a German and two Afghan interpreters were found yesterday next to three bullet-riddled four-wheel drive vehicles in Kuran Wa Munjan district of Badakhshan province.
They had all been shot, police chief General Agha Noor Kemtuz said.
The family of Dr Woo, from Stevenage, Hertfordshire, were too upset to comment today. Dr Woo was returning to Kabul after working in an eye clinic in the Nuristan province when her convoy was attacked. She had previously worked for private healthcare firm Bupa before she decided to do aid work in Afghanistan.
General Kemtuz added that a third Afghan man who was travelling with the group survived.
Local police said about 10 gunmen robbed the group and killed them one by one.
As well as providing healthcare and delivering medical supplies to remote destinations in the war-ridden country, Dr Woo was creating a documentary. She said she wanted to use the medium of healthcare to show people living outside of Afghanistan what was happening in the country.
On an online charity forum, Bridge Afghanistan, she wrote: ‘The things that I saw during that visit made me, as a doctor, want to be able to bring back the human stories both good and bad.(So much for the ‘good’ stories) ‘For the last few months I’ve been working with a small team of journalists and filmmakers as part of Bridge Afghanistan to put together a plan for the documentary I envisioned.
Dr Woo was working alongside the International Assistance Mission (IAM) when she travelled into the mountainous terrain of Nuristan to deliver medical care to the people living there.
Dirk Frans, director of the International Assistance Mission, said the group drove to the province, left their vehicles and hiked for hours with pack horses over mountainous terrain to reach the Parun valley in the province’s northwest. Frans said the International Assistance Mission, the longest serving non-governmental organisation operating in Afghanistan, is registered as a non-profit Christian organisation but does not proselytise. UK DAILY MAIL