A 28-year-old woman suffered severe burn injuries after she was attacked with acid in Odisha's Balasore district today, police said.
The incident occurred near a railway level-crossing in Sobhrampur area under the jurisdiction of Sahadevkhunta police station here when the woman was travelling on a scooter, the police said.
The miscreants had their faces covered with masks, the officer said, adding, they fled after committing the crime.
A special team has been formed to nab the culprits and the police officers are hopeful that the attackers would soon be apprehended, the Superintendent of Police (SP) of Balasore, B Jugal Kishor, said.
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