Woman injured in acid attack in Delhi

June 12th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman lost her left eye and sustained 70 percent burns on her face when an unidentified assailant riding a motorcycle threw acid on her near her north Delhi home, police said Friday.
The woman was strolling in the Prem Nagar area in north Delhi Thursday evening when the assailant threw acid on her, a police officer said.

“She suffered 70 percent burn injuries to her face and has lost her left eye. She was moved to Safdarjung hospital where her condition is stated to be critical,” the officer said.

According to police the woman claimed that the assailant was her husband but this is yet to be ascertained.

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