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Reports of poisoned Iranian schoolgirls “deeply worrying”: US



Reports of poisoned Iranian schoolgirls 'deeply worrying': US

Iran said some girls’ schools were recently poisoned with the aim of shutting down education.


White House national security spokesman John Kirby told reporters Thursday that reports of schoolgirls being poisoned in Iran are “deeply concerning” and the world needs to know what caused the illness.

Hundreds of Iranian girls attending various schools have suffered attacks of “mild poisoning” in recent months, according to the country’s health minister, prompting some politicians to suggest they may have been targeted by religious groups opposed to girls’ education. could be made.

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