Sunday, November 4, 2012

Taliban target students with acid attacks

It's the latest cruel tactic in the Pakistani Taliban's battle to stop girls and women from getting an education: acid thrown in their faces to scar them for life and deter others from following in their footsteps.

A doctor who treated the victims of an acid attack on a college van in the city of Parachinar in northern Pakistan last month told CNN that two girls had been left with severe burns to their faces.

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/03/world/asia/pakistan-acid-attack/index.html?hpt=hp_t4