17 girl students mysteriously poisoned in northern Afghan town

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Over a dozen students of a girl school were mysteriously poisoned in Takhar province 245 km north of Kabul on Thursday, a local official said.

"Seventeen students of Bibi Hajira Girl School in Taluqan city the capital of Takhar province were mysteriously poisoned and have been taken to hospital today," Gul Agha Nazari, deputy to Education Department of Takhar province told Xinhua.

He also said that investigation has been initiated to find the fact behind the incident.

Spokesman for Takhar provincial administration, Suliman Sarwari also confirmed the incident, saying investigation is underway to know the fact. Endit

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