Woman injured in acid attack, shifted to Srinagar hospital

A signage inside Srinagar's SMHS Hospital. [FPK Photo/Zainab]

Srinagar: An unknown person on Tuesday attacked a woman with acid in Kral Check area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the woman (name withheld) of Kral Check Keller was attacked with acid by the unknown person today afternoon.

Quoting official sources, the news agency Kashmir news Oberver reported that the woman received injuries on her left shoulder in the incident and was shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, from where she was referred to Srinagar’s SMHS hospital.

The age of the injured is not yet known.

Meanwhile, a police officer while confirming the incident said that they have reached the spot of the incident and have registered a case in this regard, and the investigation has been started, the report further read.

Notably, this is one of the rare incidents in the Kashmir valley.

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