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Tens of female students poisoned in Samangan



Tens of female students poisoned in Samangan

May 19, 2015 - 16:07

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Dozens of female students were poisoned in Khuram Sarbagh district of northern Samangan province, with few of them were stated to be in critical condition, officials said on Tuesday.

The school is located in Abdul Malik locality of the district.

Qari Tajuddin, development council head of the locality, told Pajhwok Afghan News when students entered the school sharp at 9:30am they found white-type powder sprayed on the school’s yard.

He added the students first felt itching in their bodies and later fell unconscious.

Abdul Latif, a resident whose two daughters had been shifted to hospital, said: “When I came to know about the incident I rushed to school. I saw white powder with bad scent. Itching first and when I came out I nauseated twice.”

Mohammad Nawab, Khuram Sarbagh acting district chief, said more than 50 students had been poisoned at the school.

He added eight of the students were in critical condition and were being shifted to the provincial hospital. The rest, he said, were admitted in the local hospital.

Nawab said nobody had been detained in connection with the incident yet and they have started investigations to divulge facts.






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