Mother, daughter hurt in Gaibandha acid attack

Online Desk | Update:

A woman and her young daughter suffered burn injuries in an acid attack by miscreants at Tarafsadulla village in Sadullapur upazila on Thursday night, reports news agency UNB.

Farhad Imrul Kayes, officer-in-charge of Sadullapur police station, said miscreants threw acid on Rashid Begum, 47, wife of Badsha Mia and their daughter Shumi, 23, as they came out of their house around 11:00pm, leaving them critically injured.

He said they were admitted to Polashbari Upazila Health Complex.

Sajib Kumar, duty officer of the health complex, said Rashid suffered 10 burn injuries while Shumi four percent in the acid attack.

Police suspected that the miscreants might have hurled acid on them over a land-related dispute.

However, there was no arrest so far in this connection.

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