New Delhi: Two unidentified bike-borne assailants threw acid on a 30-year-old woman doctor here Tuesday morning in West Delhi's Rajouri Garden area.
According to the police, the incident took place around 9:30 am in Rajouri Garden market when the woman had left home and was on her way to a hospital where she worked in the same area.
"Suddenly, two youth reached the spot on a bike and the pillion rider threw an acid-like chemical on her and fled. The victim sustained burns in the incident and was rushed to the same hospital where she worked. From there she has been referred to AIIMS," said a senior police official.
The attackers have not been identified so far and efforts are on to trace them. Police has registered a case in this regard and CCTV footage of the area is being scanned to identify the attackers.
Investigators also questioning her friends and colleagues to determine whether she had any personal enmity or somebody held a grudge against her.