100 Afghan schoolgirls hit by gas poisoning

As many as 97 girls at two schools in northern Afghanistan have fallen sick after a suspected gas poisoning.

Afghan schoolgirls poisoned in anti-education attack

Since the 2001 toppling of the Taliban, which banned education for women and girls, females have returned to schools, especially in Kabul.

More Afghan schoolgirls ill in suspected gas attack

22 Kabul schoolgirls and 3 teachers fell suddenly ill and were hospitalized on Tuesday.

80 Afghan schoolgirls sick in week; poison feared

More than 80 schoolgirls have fallen ill in three cases of mass sickness over the past week in northern Afghanistan, raising fears that militants who oppose education for girls are using poison to scare them away from school, authorities said Sunday.