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Men in burkas throw acid at market trader

Men in burkas throw acid at market trader

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
21/06/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

A market trader has been rushed to hospital after two men wearing burkas threw acid over him. Police and paramedics were called to Walthamstow High Street at 6.40am this morning after a man in his 40s ran into a shop screaming for help. He had been setting up his stall when two men reportedly tapped him on the shoulder before throwing a corrosive substance at his face - believed to be acid.

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