Brother-in-law throws acid on woman in Kurram Agency


PARACHINAR: A woman and her minor daughter suffered serious burn injuries after horrific acid attack by brothers-in-law in Central Kurram Agency.
According to the political administration, the incident took place in Dai village of Central Kurram Agency. The victim woman identified as Zahida Bibi was hospitalized in a critical condition at the Khyber Teaching Hospital where doctors termed her condition very crucial.
Brother of the victim woman, Gul Karim told TNN that husband of his sister had died three years ago, however, in-laws often engage in quarreling with her. “One day before Ramazan, brother in-law of my sister, Muhammad Alam Khan render Zahida Bibi unconscious and then throw acid on her,” he alleged. Salma, five-year old daughter of the victim woman also sustained burn injuries in the incident.
The victim woman is admitted at the Khyber Teaching Hospital where her condition was stated to be critical.
Political administration said that family members have kept the incident secret, however, now action would be taken against the culprits involved in the attack.