Girl student burnt in acid attack in Cox’s Bazar

Our Correspondent

29 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

COX’S BAZAR: A ninth-grader was burnt in an acid attack in Pekua upazila of the district on Saturday.

The injured, Mahima Akter, 15, daughter of Kabir Hossain of Uzantia Notunpara village, was rushed to the local upazila health complex. Afterwards, she was sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital.

She suffered serious burn injuries on her face, our Cox’s Bazar correspondent reports quoting the victim’s father.

Her father said some masked people threw acid on Mahima through a window when she was watching television at her house in the evening. Police could not be reached for comments in this regard.