The women said unknown attackers threw acid in their faces early Tuesday morning, but Herat police reject the claims and say no acid was used.
Two Herat Civil Society Activists Fall Victim To ‘Acid Attack’
Unknown men riding a motorcycle on Tuesday morning threw acid in the faces of two female civil society activists in Herat city.
According to the two women, Yakta and Freshta, the men had been on a motorcycle at the time of the attack.
Sayed Ahmad Mohammadi, Herat police media officer rejected the women’s claims and said no acid had been thrown at them but that investigations had started.
No further details were provided, and no one has claimed responsibility for the incident.