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Acid attack victim dies

Posted on Feb 13, 11:08AM | UNI

Puducherry, Feb 12 : Vinothini, the girl from Karaikal who was attacked with acid in November last year, succumbed to her burns at a private hospital in Chennai today.

The girl, working as a software engineer in Chennai, was attacked with acid two days after the festival of Deepavali at the Karaikal Bus Stand when she was about leave for Chennai.

It was reported that one Suresh threw acid on her as she refused to reciprocate his love.

The seriously injured girl was immediately rushed to Chennai for treatment.the girl lost her eyes.

She was provided the best treatment available and doctors ruled out the possibility of restoring her eye sight.

Preparations were on for performing a plastic surgery on her face, but she succumbed to herburn injuries.

A sum of Rs three lakh was released for her treatment from the Prime Minsiter's Relief Fund at the instance of Union Minister V Narayansamy while Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy had released Rs two lakh to save her life.