Khanpur: Three injured including 5-year-old girl in acid attack during alleged robbery

KHANPUR (Dunya News) - Three women including 5-year-old girl got injured in an acid attack during an alleged robbery attempt in urban area of Khanpur.

The incident took place in Jatki Basti within the limits of City Police Station. According to Rescue 1122, the family members said that thieves entered the house in the night, stole cash and mobile phones. The thieves threw acid on the three women after family woke up, and fled from the spot.

In the incident, 35-year-old Nasreen, 20-year-old Shamsa and 5-year-old girl Fatima Bibi were severely injured by acid and were shifted to hospital. Upon receiving the information, the city police also reached the spot.

According to the police, they are investigating whether the incident was a burglary or an attempt was being made to paint personal enmity as burglary. Acid was thrown on the women and girl s face, arms and other parts of the body.