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Housewife comes under acid attack in Barguna

  • Our Correspondent
  • 2 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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BARGUNA: A housewife sustained burn injuries after an unidentified man hurled acid on her at Taltali upazila in the district on Wednesday.

Injured Selina Begum, 34, is the wife of Saudi Arabia-expatriate Md Jalal Mia, a resident of Uttar Jharakhali village under the upazila. She lives at her father’s home at the same village.

Local sources said a masked man hurled acid on Selina’s face when she went out of the house to respond nature’s call.

She sustained severe burn injuries on the left side of her face and chest during the acid attack.

Hearing screams, family member rescued her and admitted her to Patuakhali Sadar Hospital.

Regarding the matter, Taltali Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Shakhawat Hossain Topu said a police team visited the spot.

Legal action would be taken upon receiving complaint, the OC added.