Aid worker honoured

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A BRITISH aid worker killed in Pakistan has been honoured with a posthumous award in recognition of his humanitarian work.

Khalil Dale, 60, was abducted at gunpoint in January last year while working with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Baluchistan in the south-west of the country. He has now been posthumously awarded the Florence Nightingale medal, acknowledging his service to others over more than three decades

Mr Dale was born in York and awarded an MBE in 1994. He changed his name from Ken when he became a Muslim.