Afghan girls poisoned by school's water supply.

\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen>Almost 200 children and adults (all female) have been poisoned at a school in northeastern Afghanistan it has emerged this week. Radical Islamist insurgents are being held responsible for the contamination of the school's water supply, which resulted in a number of symptoms including nausea, vomiting and loss of consciouness. The poisonings, according to CNN, were allegedly carried out as part of a campaign against the education of women.

Almost 200 children and adults (all female) have been poisoned at a school in northeastern Afghanistan it has emerged this week. Radical Islamist insurgents are being held responsible for the contamination of the school's water supply, which resulted in a number of symptoms including nausea, vomiting and loss of consciouness. The poisonings, according to CNN, were allegedly carried out as part of a campaign against the education of women.

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