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Acid Attack Targeting 53 Years Old Woman in Rawalpindi

Acid Attack Targeting 53 Years Old Woman in Rawalpindi

In a shocking and heinous incident, the emergency control room received a distressing call reporting an acid attack on a 53-year-old woman. Preliminary reports indicate that the attack was carried out by her own relatives in a gruesome act of retaliation for her refusal to accept a marriage proposal for her child.

Swiftly responding to the distress call, the dedicated team of Rescue 1122 arrived at the scene without delay. Their prompt action ensured the victim’s immediate evacuation to Benazir Bhutto Hospital, where she is currently receiving critical medical treatment for the life-threatening injuries sustained during the attack.

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Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi Hassan Waqar Cheema shared the news on his official X handle,

https://twitter.com/DCRawalpindi/status/1703477136806301779

This appalling incident sheds light on the disturbing trend of acid attacks, often stemming from issues related to family disputes and societal pressures. Authorities are launching a thorough investigation into this gruesome act of violence, and strict legal action will be taken against the perpetrators once they are identified and apprehended.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim and her family during this difficult time. The incident serves as a grim reminder of the urgent need to address and eradicate such acts of violence from our society. We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.