Acid thrown on woman, daughter -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Acid thrown on woman, daughter

BAHAWALPUR, June 12: A woman and her daughter sustained serious burn wounds in an acid attack in a locality in Sammsatta, about 20kms from here the other day.

Police sources said Yaseen, a Wapda employee, forced Farhana to get divorce from her husband to marry him, but she refused. On Wednesday night, the accused barged into the house of Farhana and threw acid on her and her mother Sakina. Both of them suffered serious burn injuries. They were rushed to the Bahawal Victoria Hospital where their condition was stated to be serious.

Sammsatta police have registered a case against the absconding accused.
Source: Dawn