Taliban Admits Killing Medical Aid Workers The Taliban claims responsibility for a Wednesday attack that killed five aid workers from the group Medecins Sans Frontieres -- or Doctors without Borders -- in northwestern Afghanistan. Since the attack, Medecins Sans Frontieres has suspended its operations in Afghanistan. NPR's Melissa Block talks to former NPR reporter Sarah Chayes, head of a local dairy cooperative in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
NPR logo

Taliban Admits Killing Medical Aid Workers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1921743/1921744" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Taliban Admits Killing Medical Aid Workers

Taliban Admits Killing Medical Aid Workers

Taliban Admits Killing Medical Aid Workers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1921743/1921744" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Taliban claims responsibility for a Wednesday attack that killed five aid workers from the group Medecins Sans Frontieres — or Doctors without Borders — in northwestern Afghanistan. Since the attack, Medecins Sans Frontieres has suspended its operations in Afghanistan. NPR's Melissa Block talks to former NPR reporter Sarah Chayes, head of a local dairy cooperative in Kandahar, Afghanistan.