Afghan Acid Attack Update (100,000 Pakistani Rupees to Burn a Schoolgirl)

Last month, I wrote about a heinous attack on Afghan schoolgirls and linked to this NYT story.

The police in Kandahar have arrested 10 Taliban militants they said were involved in an attack earlier this month on a group of Afghan schoolgirls whose faces were doused with acid, officials in Kandahar said Tuesday.

The officials said that the militants, who were Afghan citizens, had confessed to their involvement in the attack on the schoolgirls and their teachers on Nov. 12 and that a high-ranking member of the Taliban had paid the militants 100,000 Pakistani rupees for each of the girls they managed to burn.

Here’s a video about the incident (hat tip: Huffington Post):

And here’s another video about the effects of these attacks: