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Woman injured in acid attack in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 22:27

New Delhi: A 40-year-old woman sustained severe burn injuries as two unidentified assailants, who came on a motorcycle, threw acid on her after barging inside her house in Dilshad Garden area of North-East Delhi, police said on Friday.

According to the police the incident took place last Wednesday afternoon when she was alone at home.

"As per the woman, two persons, one wearing helmet and another with his face covered with a handkerchief barged into her house and threw acid on her face. The chemical fell on her stomach and face," said a police official.

After committing the crime, the duo fled on their motorcycle. A PCR call was made and she was rushed to nearby GTB Hospital, from where, she was discharged after treatment.

Police are suspecting involvement of a family member in the incident as she was having a tiff with her sister-in-law.


First Published: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 22:27

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