Two women get acid burns in freak incident

Last Updated: Mon, Oct 07, 2013 17:40 hrs

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Two women were left with burns after an acid bottle burst after it came under the wheels of a car here Monday evening, police said.

Priyanka and Preeti, both in their early 20s, were injured in Navjeevan Camp in south Delhi's Govindpuri area, police said.

The two had alighted from a bus coming from south Delhi's Lajpat Nagar and were heading towards Navjeevan camp on foot when the acid bottle lying on road burst, police said.

"Some drops of the acid came in contact with their bare skin resulting in burns on their fingers and legs. They were taken to Safdarjung hospital for treatment," said a police officer.

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