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Rustaq district, Afghanistan--17 April 2012
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 3 December 2017
17 April 2012
Rustaq district, Takhar province, Afghanistan
Type of event:
Water poisoning attack on girls' school in Rustaq district, Takhar province, Afghanistan; 150 students and 21 teachers injured.
- Hamed, Mohammad, 17 April 2012, "Afghan schoolgirls poisoned in anti-education attack," Reuters, on line [http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/04/17/us-afghanistan-women-idUSBRE83G0PZ20120417].
- Hamed, Mohammad, 25 April 2012, "Afghan girls fall ill in suspected gas attack," Reuters, on line [http://www.reuters.com/article/2010/04/25/us-afghanistan-school-idUSTRE63O0EN20100425].
- LWJ, 8 June 2012, "NDS arrests senior Taliban leader and 14 others linked to school poisonings," Long War Journal, on line [http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/06/nds_arrests_senior_t.php].
- Sarwar, Mustafa, and Ron Synovitz, 18 April 2012, "Afghan authorities eye Taliban in suspected girls school poisoning," Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty, on line [http://www.rferl.org/content/afghanistan_poisoned_schoolgirls_takhar_province/24552396.html].
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