Languages
Page last updated at 10:37 GMT, Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Arrests after Afghan acid attack

Advertisement

Police in southern Afghanistan have arrested 10 men in connection with an acid attack on schoolgirls earlier this month, officials say.

The men are all Taleban insurgents and some have confessed to taking part in the attack, the authorities say.

Several girls received burns when acid was thrown in their faces on 12 November in Kandahar city.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific