RAHIM YAR KHAN: Two women and a minor girl suffered burns in an acid attack allegedly during a theft in a house in Odh Colony on Jatki Basti Road, Khanpur, and some 48kms from here on Saturday night.
According to Rescue 1122 sources, some unidentified thieves entered a house and collected money and mobile phones when all the family members were asleep.
The thieves, before leaving the house, allegedly threw acid on three of the family members.
As a result, Nasreen (35), Shamsa (20) and Fatima (5) suffered acid burns and were shifted to the Khanpur Tehsil Headquarter Hospital for treatment by Rescue 1122 staffers, who were called on the scene by locals.
Khanpur city police after registration of case arrested suspect Nasir who is husband of Shamsa. Nasir has enmity with his wife on cancellation of marriage agreement. The injured were later shifted to Sheikh Zayed Medical College Hospital (RYK) where doctors said their condition was stable because acid was in a diluted form.