Woman escapes acid attack in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman miraculously escaped major injuries after two motorcycle-borne assailants threw acid on her here, police said Friday.

The bikers, who were masked, threw acid on the woman in east Delhi's GTB Enclave area Wednesday evening when she was returning from a factory where she works as a labourer.

"Fortunately the victim escaped from any major burn injuries in the attack as the culprits missed the target. Only two or three drops of acid fell on her right hand," said a police officer.

The reason for the attack was not known.

The assailants fled after the attack, added the officer.


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