Woman dies in acid attack

Hoshiarpur: A married woman on Thusday died after two unidentified youths threw acid on her here, police said.

The two youths on Wednesday threw acid at 21-year-old Neetu near her house in Salwara area. She was rushed to civil hospital in Jalandhar where she succumbed to her burn injuries on Thursday, Hoshiarpur SSP Balkar Singh Sidhu said.

The reason behind the youths throwing acid on Neetu is not yet known, he said, adding that search is on to nab the assailants.