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Protests across Iran as schoolgirl poisonings spread nationwide  

The chain of suspected poisoning attacks on girls' schools continued unabated, prompting furious Iranians to chant against authorities who are scrambling for answers. 
Iranian high school students sit for their university entrance examination in Tehran on June 25, 2009.

Rallies were held in at least 20 Iranian cities on Tuesday against the government amid a creeping wave of suspected poisoning attacks targeting schoolgirls nationwide.  

On Tuesday, Iranian authorities announced the first arrests in those cases but did provide details on the identity of those arrested.

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