40 injured in acid attack on guests during wedding function

Bulandshahr: Nearly 40 people were on Monday injured when two persons threw acid on guests at a wedding function in Alipur village, police said here.

The guests were sitting for a wedding ritual when two members from the groom's side climbed the roof and threw acid on them from bottles, Circle Officer Kalyan Singh.

All the injured have been admitted to hospital.

One of the accused has been arrested and police are questioning him to ascertain the motive behind the action, he said. The groom's party had come from Bharatpur in Rajasthan.

Most of the injured were from bride's side.