Husband of dead aid worker Jacqueline Kirk rails at killers

Jenny Booth – London Times Online – Thurs 14 Aug, 2008


Dr Jacqueline Kirk, an aid worker, whose car was riddled with bullets during
an ambush in Afghanistan. | Image: Andrew Kirk/Canadian Press/AP

The husband of a British aid worker gunned down in Afghanistan with three colleagues has claimed that her killers knew she was from a humanitarian organisation.

Dr Jacqueline Kirk, a University of Ulster research fellow, was one of four International Rescue Committee workers killed yesterday when their cars were ambushed in Logar province.

The IRC, based in New York, has suspended work in Afghanistan indefinitely in the wake of the attack, and other aid agencies are understood to be reviewing their operations. . .

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