Woman, daughter wounded in acid attack in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 09:03 hrs

Chennai: A dispute over a property turned violent in Tamil Nadu Wednesday as a 24-year-old man attacked a woman neighbour and her daughter with acid injuring both of them, said police. The accused has been arrested.

The acid attack comes a day after the central government laid down stringent norms for acid sales.

K. Sundaram attacked Chidambarammal and her young daughter Seetha Wednesday over a dispute involving the boundary wall between their houses in Tirunelveli district, around 650 km from here.

The mother and the daughter have been admitted to hospital while Sundaram has been arrested, police said.

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