Woman, daughter injured in Gaibandha acid attack

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 11:23, Apr 21,2017


A woman and her young daughter suffered burn injuries in an acid attack by miscreants at village Tarafsadulla of Sadullapur upazila in Gaibandha on Thursday night.

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 Palashbari Upazila Health Complex.

Sajib Kumar, duty officer of the health complex, said Rashid suffered 10 per cent burn injuries while Shumi four per cent 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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