Updated March 16th, 2024 at 23:31 IST

UP: Woman Suffers Severe Burns in Acid Attack, 1 of the Accused Held

The UP woman was reportedly attacked by the two assailants near a gas agency on Saturday afternoon while she was returning home after buying ration.

Reported by: Digital Desk
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Ghaziabad: A 40-year-old woman suffered severe burn injuries on Saturday after two motorcycle-borne men threw acid on her in the Nandgram area of Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district. The woman was reportedly attacked by the two assailants near a gas agency on Saturday afternoon while she was returning home after buying ration from a shop in the Panchwati area. 

The woman was rushed to a private hospital by police for treatment and from there, she was referred to the Safdarjung hospital in Delhi, ACP (Nandgram) Ravi Kumar Singh said. One of the two bike-borne accused has been arrested, he added.

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Police said a case has now been registered on the basis of a complaint filed by the victim's son.

With inputs from PTI.  

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Published March 16th, 2024 at 23:31 IST