Girl attacked with acid on way to college

A college girl`s hand was burnt after she was attacked with acid by four men at Arambagh in Hooghly district today, police said.

Hooghly (WB): A college girl`s hand was burnt after she was attacked with acid by four men at Arambagh in Hooghly district today, police said.

Superintendent of Police Sunil Chowdhury said the girl was attacked after she alighted from the bus on way to the Kalipur Netaji Mahavidyalaya where she was a BA 2nd year student.

Four men with their face covered came to her side in two motorbikes and threw acid towards the girl and fled.

The acid burnt the forearm of her right hand and she was admitted at the Arambagh Sub-division Hospital, Chowdhury said.

The SP said the reason behind the attack was not yet known and hunt was on to arrest the culprits.

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