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Four sisters injured in Sialkot acid attack

SIALKOT: Four sisters were wounded on Thursday when unidentified persons threw acid on them in the jurisdiction of Muradpur Police Station, rescuers said. According to police and Rescue 1122, unidentified assailants barged into the house of the victims and threw acid on them. As a result, Afshan (20) suffered critical injuries while Amina (8), Jannat…

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Stratford ‘acid attack’: Six people injured near shopping centre in east London

NEWS DESK: Six people were injured in an apparent mass acid attack in Stratford, east London, reported The Independent. Police were called to the Stratford Centre in the borough of Newham just before 8pm, a Metropolitan Police spokesman told The Independent. The force said a “group of males” was reported as having sprayed “what is believed to be a noxious substance”…

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Woman forced to drink acid by in-laws dies

DUNYAPUR: A woman was killed allegedly by her in-laws who forced her to drink acid, on Monday. According to details, the alleged acid attack took place in Dunyapur where a woman was assaulted before being forced to drink acid. Mother of two Noreen Bibi allegedly became the victim of acid brutality at the hands of Muhammad…

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Muslim female suffers acid attack in London on 21st birthday

LONDON: A Muslim woman and her cousin were seriously burnt following after suffering an acid attack in London as they were celebrating her 21st birthday. According to details, Resham Khan and her 37-year were celebrating when unknown attacker threw acid on them. “The pain was excruciating. My cousin struggled to get us away. I saw…

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Mother allegedly kills daughters, dies after consuming acid

MULTAN: A woman is said to have allegedly consumed acid after feeding it to two of her daughters following a domestic dispute in Multan Wednesday. One of the neighbours told the media Tayyaba had a fight with her husband. “After her husband left for work, she fed acid to her daughters Minahil and Hijab, and locked them…

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Faisalabad Woman Drinks Acid, Delivers Baby, Dies

    FAISALABAD: Tragedy struck Wednesday after a woman could not take her unemployed husband’s nipping barbs over an inflated electricity bill and took a shocking measure, Samaa reported. “ Samina, a resident of Kosarabad neighbourhood, unduly drew fire from her spouse after the power utility slapped them with Rs4500 bill,” our correspondent said. As…

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Folic acid plus blood pressure drug lowers stroke risk: study

LOS ANGELES: People who took folic acid supplements along with a medication for high blood pressure called enalapril, marketed in the US as Vasotec, were less likely to have a stroke than people who took the drug alone, researchers said Sunday. The study was based on a pool of more than 20,000 adults in China…

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Two Sargodha sisters badly burnt in acid attack

SARGODHA: A couple of sisters suffered serious burns in an acid attack here on Wednesday evening, Samaa reported. “Unknown men splashed acid on two sisters in Patha Mandi Chowk of the city. Both the girls sustained severe acid burns,” police told Samaa. The victims were taken to District Headquarter Hospital. More details are awaited.

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'Bad hijab' link to acid attacks on Iranian women

TEHRAN:  A series of acid attacks on women in the historic Iranian city of Isfahan has raised fears and prompted rumours that the victims were targeted for not being properly veiled. Police have declined to comment on a motive but suspects have been arrested and an investigation is ongoing, General Hossein Ashtari was quoted as…

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Teenager hurt in acid attack over failed marriage proposal

LAHORE: A 16-year-old Pakistani girl has suffered horrific injuries after two men hurled acid in her face in a row over a failed marriage proposal, officials said Sunday. Shabnam Batool was attacked late Saturday at her home in the village of Qaim Bharwana in Punjab province. “Two men, Muhammad Tauseef and Asmat Ullah, climbed the…

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Five Balochistan girls acid-attacked in a day

QUETTA: At least five Pakistani girls were wounded in two separate acid attacks by motorcycle riders in the southwestern province of Balochistan, police said Tuesday. In the latest incident, two unidentified assailants on a motorcycle squirted acid on two girls, aged 14 and 15 in the town of Mastung, some 40 kilometres east of Quetta,…

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Two more women get face burns in acid attack

MASTUNG: Two more women suffer burns on their faces after coming under an acid attack here, just one day after four females suffered wounds in a similar attack in Quetta, Samaa reported Tuesday. According to details, assailants riding a motor bike threw acid on a couple of women who were busy shopping at a local…

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Two women come under acid attack in Quetta

QUETTA: Two women were injured when unidentified assailants splashed acid on them here at Sariab Road on Monday, Samaa reported. The attack left both the women’s faces and hands badly burned. Both of them were immediately brought to Bolan Medical College (BMC) Hospital. Police have started investigation into the incident. -SAMAA

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India man's fingers chopped off, acid poured in eyes

PATNA: Police in eastern India were searching Friday for six men who allegedly chopped off a 19-year-old man's fingers before pouring acid into his eyes following a minor dispute, an officer said. The man was recovering in hospital following the attack late Thursday in which most of his fingers were hacked off in a village…

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Man throws acid on step-daughters in Kasur

A man threw acid on his step-daughters in Kasur area of Patoke, as one of the girls declined to enter into wedlock with his disabled son. Israr Khan reports.

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Russian dancer gets six years for Bolshoi acid attack

MOSCOW: Russian dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko was sentenced to six years in a high-security prison on Tuesday for ordering an acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet and tarnished the reputation of the renowned theatre.A judge announced the sentence after convicting Dmitrichenko and two co-defendants of the attack on Sergei Filin…

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Russia seeks nine-year jail term for Bolshoi dancer in acid attack

MOSCOW: Russian state prosecutors demanded a nine-year jail sentence on Friday for a dancer accused of masterminding an acid attack that nearly blinded the Bolshoi Ballet's artistic director.Pavel Dmitrichenko, has pleaded not guilty to ordering the attack last January which exposed bitter rivalries behind the scenes at one of Russia's great cultural institutions. He could…

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Man throws acid on wife in Chiniot

Staff ReportCHINIOT: A man threw acid on his wife after she refused to leave her parents’ home and go with him, SAMAA reports on Friday.According to reports, Sajida Bibi, resident of Chak 234 Kanyanwali, had come to her parents’ home after a domestic quarrel with husband (Arshad).When Arshad went to ask her to return home,…

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Girls beware of acid blended Mehandi on Eid

Faryal Arif informs us about dangerous acid blended Mehandi being sold openly in markets. Girls should beware of this lethal acid mixed Hina on Eid.

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Unknown attackers throw acid on two children in Faisalabad

Staff ReportFAISALABAD: Some unknown attackers threw acid on two little children in Faisalabad, SAMAA reports.The local police have informed that 13-year old girl Fauzia and five-year old Kashif were sleeping on roof of home in a village of Jaranwala area of Faisalabad when unidentified attackers threw acid on them and fled away from the scene.Both…

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Acid thrown on girl, her mother over marriage dispute in Bahawalpur

Staff ReportBAHAWALPUR: Relatives threw acid on a girl and her mother over marriage dispute here on Friday, SAMAA reports.According to reports, three people entered the house of a girl, Aalia, and threw acid on her and mother, Safia Bibi, as she had refused to marry against her wish. The incident occurred in Basti Malook Shah.The…

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