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Nine Women Injured in Acid Attack Over Land Dispute in Punjab

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Kapurthala: Nine women, including a minor girl, were injured, one of them seriously, in an acid attack between two group of villagers allegedly over possession of a panchayat land at village Bhui on Monday, police said.

Village Sarpanch Vinod Sehgal, his wife Reena Sehgal, along with victims went to a four kanal disputed land for
construction of a community centre but were allegedly attacked with acid by other women group resulting in burn injuries to women from both the groups.

All the injured have been admitted to a local civil hospital and are stated to be out of danger, they said.
Seriously injured Reena Sehgal has been referred to a private hospital in Jalandhar, they said, adding a case has
been registered in this connection.