Man throws acid on wife in Lahore hospital
LAHORE: At least five persons, including three women, received burn injuries as a man threw acid on his wife at a hospital overnight, report on Thursday. According to details, Irfan Younis resident of Narowal area of the city got married with a nurse Rahmana two years ago. Due to continuous domestic problems Rahmana left her husband and started living at parents’ home. Irfan threw acid on his wife at Mayo Hospital where she was performing duty. Other nurses, including Shama Naz and Shazia, patient Sabira, midwife Bashiran, and ward boy Imran also received burn injuries.
Irfan was then captured and handed over to police. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the incident and directed the hospital authorities to provide better healthcare facilities to the victims.