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Herat woman’s face sprayed with acid by motorcyclist

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Herat woman’s face sprayed with acid by motorcyclist

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May 06, 2018 - 13:14

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Unknown individuals have sprayed acid on a woman’s face in the Guzra district of western Herat province, an official said on Sunday.

Dr. Mohammad Arif Jilani, director of the civil hospital, told Pajhwok Afghan News 25-year-old Sahila was attacked in the Sawshan area of the district.

Medical reports show parts of the woman’s face were superficially injured in Saturday’s attack. The victim is a school principal,

Wakil Ahmad, the victim’s father, said a motorcyclist sprayed his daughter’s face with acid before fleeing the area. He added they had no personal enmity.

He urged the security organs to take effective measures to prevent such assaults and ensure the security of citizens.

Meanwhile, Abdul Ahad Walizad, the governor’s spokesman, confirmed the acid-throwing incident and said an investigation was underway into the attack.

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