The intrepid mujahedin, attacking schoolgirls with chemical weapons. “Afghanistan: Gas attack targets third girls’ school,” from AdnKronos International, May 11:
Kunduz, 11 May (AKI) – At least 30 schoolgirls were poisoned on Tuesday in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, the third such attack on a girls’ school in the city in less than a month, officials said. It is unclear who was behind the attacks.
“A masked man, dressed in black, came into the classroom and threw a small box at us. When we saw the box, we tried to run away, but I passed out. When I regained consciousness, I was in hospital,” said 13-year-old Nafeesa, quoted by Pajhwork Afghan News.
The girls who fell ill on Tuesday were taken to a local hospital. Some of them were unconscious and in a critical condition, head of the city hospital, Homayoon Khamosh, told Pajhwok.
He said the cause of their sickness was a poisonous gas, similar to the one that had been used at Khodeja-ul-Kubra and Fatima-tu-Zahara girls’ schools in Kunduz last month.
Pajhwok quoted provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Razaq Yaqubi blaming the attacks on reactionaries who opposed education for girls…