Sunday, December 30, 2012
Germany: 'Dis'Honor attack with acid leaves 20 years old Turkish woman disfigured.(DW)Warning link contains graphic images.(GoogleTranslate).On Saturday afternoon there was a ring at the door of Reyhan A. Hilden (Nordrhein-Westfalen). Unwittingly opened the door the young German-Turkish - and got corrosive acid sprayed in the face. A masked man with scarf and hat she sprayed out of a can with the liquid. Then he turned without a word and fled.
The 20-year-old was immediately felt a strong burning sensation in the face and called the emergency services, said a police spokesman. Badly injured, paramedics took her to the emergency hospital in Duisburg. Risk of death is not apparent. As the spokesman said that investigators have now arrested a man. Whether this is the alleged perpetrator, but he would not say. Sultan Reyhans grandmother also went to a hospital for treatment. The 63-year-old rushed to the door and had some acid splashes on to the hand. Sultan said the "Bild am Sonntag": "I should get hurt from that stuff, not my granddaughter." The 20-year old will probably be disfigured forever, the newspaper reports. The police does not have evidence of a politically motivated act.Read the full story here.