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2 motorcycle-borne men throw acid on schoolgirls in MP

Press Trust of India  |  Dindori (MP) 

Two girls were seriously injured when two masked motorcycle-borne men threw acid on the school students when they were returning home after their examinations, a said.

The incident took place in the jurisdiction of Gadasarai police station here.

The victims, students of Class XI of a local school, had been admitted in the district hospital in a serious condition with burn injuries to their hands and faces, Sub Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) Bhagat Singh Gothria said.

He said a manhunt had been mounted for the motorcycle- borne men.

Officials quoting eyewitnesses said the attackers had also covered their bike's number plate.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 17:05 IST