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Man injured in acid attack in Pune; suspect shoots self

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

An unidentified person threw acid on a 25-year-old man on the busy Tilak Road here late Tuesday evening and later shot and injured himself, police said.

Two rounds were reportedly fired during the attack, they said.

"The injured man was identified as He has been rushed to the hospital," said Sunil Kalgutkar of the station.

Meanwhile, the police said the suspect who threw acid allegedly shot himself.

"The suspect, after throwing acid, ran into a building and hid. We requested him to surrender, but he shot himself," said a

He said with the help of fire brigade, the injured suspect was captured and rushed to a nearby hospital.

"We are trying to ascertain his name and other details," he said.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 00:25 IST