Suspicious Symptoms in Afghan Schoolgirls: Taliban Suspected
In the past week, at least 88 girls and teachers have become ill in three different schools in Kunduz, northern Afghanistan. The girls described a strange smell in the classrooms. While officials have not identified the cause, they do think it was a deliberate attack , and local doctors have suggested the Taliban is the perpetrator. Last year, Afghan officials launched an investigation after 90 schoolgirls fell ill in Kapisa. Girls were not allowed to attend school while the Taliban was in power. The Taliban has denied involvement.