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Teen girl attacked with acid in Shopian, admitted to hospital

An 18-year-old girl was hospitalized with burn injuries sustained in an acid attack on her in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

An unidentified person threw acid on the girl at Kral Check-in Shopian district, resulting in burn injuries to her face, hands, feet, and back, a police official said.

The official said the girl was taken to a hospital wherefrom she was referred to Srinagar for treatment.

Police have taken cognizance of the incident and started an investigation, he said.

The identity of the attacker or the motive behind the attack was not known yet, the official said.

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