Masked men throw acid on woman in Lucknow

February 15th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Two unidentified men, who had their faces covered, threw acid on a woman teaching assistant here Tuesday and managed to escape, police said.The 24-year-old victim suffered the acid attack on the outskirts of Lucknow in Kakori town, while she was on her way to the school.

“We are yet to ascertain the motive behind the attack or the identity of the motorcycle-borne men who threw acid on her,” Lucknow police spokesperson Vinod Kumar told reporters.

“The woman has suffered multiple burns on her back and neck. She is being treated at a hospital and her condition is stated to be out of danger,” he added.

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