Girl injured in Ďacidí attack in Faridabad
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A girl studying in class X received severe burn injuries when two persons threw 'acid' on her she was returning home from school. The incident took place in the Nangla Part I area of Faridabad on Monday afternoon.
According to sources, she is a student of a local school and was walking home with a friend when she was attacked.
Although the reason behind the attack is yet to be clarified, police said two men threw a liquid on her back and fled. The liquid had a burning effect on the girl's back and she fell. Some drops also hit the girl's friend and they began to shout. Hearing this, shopkeepers rushed to help the girls.
Sources said the shopkeepers poured water on them and called the police. Meanwhile, they were rushed to a private hospital after which they were referred to B K Hospital in Faridabad. Doctors said the girl received around 40 per cent burn injuries.