In yet another incident of acid attack, two women were intercepting and attacked with acid by a man in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.
As per the statement given by the city police, the two women, aged 40 and 50, were on a cycle-rickshaw when the attacker stopped them and threw acid.
Police said that the accused was wearing a mask and could not be identified.
One of the women, who is a nurse, suffered 40% burns and doctors have said that she is under observation at the district medical centre where she was admitted.
Thereafter, she has been referred to Meerut for treatment. However, the other women suffered only 10% burns and is out of danger now.
More details awaited…