Tehran (Daily Pakistan Online) According to a lawmaker investigating the cases, more than 5,000 Iranian school children have been poisoned since the end of November, mostly female students. Mysterious poisonings have gripped Iran, sparking outrage and calls for action from authorities.
According to the news agency AFP, the cases of poisoning of school children in Iran have also raised international concern and Western countries have also demanded an independent investigation. The first case of child poisoning was reported shortly after nationwide protests erupted following the killing of 22-year-old Iranian Kurd Mehsa Amini.
Dozens of schools across Iran have been targeted in poisoning incidents, with an ‘unpleasant’ smell spreading across school premises, with students suffering from shortness of breath, nausea and dizziness, with some hospitalized. is also required.
Mohammad Hassan Asfari, a member of the parliamentary fact-finding committee, told the ISNA news agency on Monday that 25 provinces and about 230 schools in the country have been affected, and more than 5,000 school girls and boys have been poisoned. “Various tests are being done to find out the type and cause of poisoning. So far no specific information has been found regarding the type of poison used.’