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Woman faces acid attack, severely injured


Jalaun, Social Times. On Tuesday a 25-year-old woman suffered severe burn injuries after two bike-borne youths threw acid at her when she was sitting in her toy shop at Lajpat Nagar.

The youths fled after throwing acid at Akansha Saini, the police said, adding the victim was first rushed to a primary health care centre which referred her to the Orai medical college.


Her condition at the hospital is stated to be stable, Jalaun Superintendent of Police Ravi Kumar said, adding the assailants had covered their face with masks.


He said the incident was recorded by a CCTV camera and the police are probing the matter.


The family members of the victim have not yet given any complaint in this connection, the SP said.