OKARA - A 16-year-old girl sustained severe burns in an acid attack here in Fateh Noor Town the other day.

A resident of Fateh Noor Town labourer Mehmood Ahmad, son of Abdul Shakoor in an application to the “A” Division Police submitted that two unidentified culprits attacked his daughter Sabah with acid in the courtyard of his house in the evening on November 6.

He rushed outside the room following shrieks of his daughter. He saw Sabaha was burning and two unknown culprits threw empty bottle of acid at the main gate and fled.

The girl was shifted to DHQ Hospital from where she was referred to Lahore in critical condition. The police registered a case under Sections 324 and 336/BTP three days after the incident.