17 injured in Nepal acid attack
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 20:37
  
Kathmandu: A teenager on Wednesday attacked villagers with acid and injured 17 of them over a road expansion dispute in Nepal's Kavre district.

19-year-old Suresh Bajagain of Bayarbot village, located some 75-km east of Kathmandu, splashed the locals with acid during a meeting, which discussed expansion of a road in the area, turned violent, police said.

Two of the injured are in a critical condition, district police chief Surendra Prasad Mainali said, adding the teenaged boy has been taken into custody.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 20:37


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