QUETTA : Unknown persons Monday threw acid on three women in Quetta’s Sariab area and fled. The women were shifted to the burn ward of Bolan Medical Complex in critical condition. Police sources said the women had come to a shopping centre for Eid shopping when they were attacked by two unknown assailants. On receiving information, a heavy contingent of police and Frontier Corps reached the spot.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 22-Jul-2014