Punjab

Four of a family injured in Shujjabad acid attack

SHUJJABAD: A couple and their two children sustained severe burns when unknown attackers threw acid on them here in Shujjabad, ARY News reported.

According to details, the couple Shahid and Iqra were asleep at their home along with their two daughters Alishba and Zohra when two unidentified men barged into the home and threw acid on them.

The family members sustained severe acid burns in the attack. The victims were rushed to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Shujjabad for medical attendance.

Police has registered FIR of the acid attack and investigating the incident.

Acid attacks are common in Pakistan and neighboring India. The majority of acid attack victims are women, which are mostly targeted over domestic or land disputes, a rejected marriage proposal, a research report said.

 

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