|Huoi suffered burns on 13 per cent of the total surface of her body while Ha may lose vision in the right eye due to an injury to her cornea.— Photo tin247
HCM CITY (VNS) — Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital are treating two women with severe acid burns after an alleged attack by a spurned lover, according to police.
On Sunday afternoon, Nguyen Van Dung, a 30-year-old unemployed man from Ben Tre Province threw acid at Hong Kim Huoi, 23, from Kien Giang Province, after she told him that she was going to marry another man.
Tang Thuy Ha, 43, who lives next to Huoi's house at Nguyen Van Cu Street in HCM City's District 3, was also badly burned as she was talking with Huoi.
Huoi suffered burns on 13 per cent of the total surface of her body while Ha may lose vision in the right eye due to an injury to her cornea. The attack also injured four others, but not seriously.
The attacker was arrested on the same day.. — VNS