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  • Palestinian attacks family of 6, including young children, with acid

    12/12/2014 8:03:18 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 10 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 12/12/2014 | ITAMAR SHARON
    Seven people, including a family of five with young children, were lightly wounded in the West Bank Friday afternoon when a Palestinian man hurled acid into their car, before being shot and seriously wounded. The attack occurred near a checkpoint between the Gush Etzion settlement of Beitar Illit, where the family is from, and the Palestinian village of Husan, southwest of Jerusalem. Palestinian news agency Ma’an identified the attacker as Jamal Abd al-Majid Ghayatha, 45, from the West Bank village of Nahalin. Media networks affiliated with Hamas said the man was a former Palestinian prisoner in Israel jail, Israel Radio...
  • Religion Of Peace Strikes Again! Acid Attacks: 7 Women Burned In 2 Days

    09/18/2011 4:01:33 PM PDT · by Just4Him · 22 replies
    FAISALABAD: A total of seven women suffered acid attacks in the past two days in Faisalabad in separate incidents. According to police officials, a first-year student suffered serious burns after being attacked in the limits of Police Station City Jaranwala. First year student Tayyiba was on her way back home from a local tuition academy when students Ali Raza and Hamza allegedly chased her and threatened her life. “Both boys go to the same college as me and they were heckling me for not wearing a dupatta on my head. They tried to grab me and when I yelled at...
  • St. Louis Park Woman Suffers Battery Acid Attack (This one is no hoax)

    09/19/2010 2:12:54 AM PDT · by Main Street · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Myfoxtwincities ^ | 17 Sep 2010 | FOX 9 News
    <p>St. Louis Park, Minn. - Police say a man is in custody after he threw battery acid in a woman’s face in St. Louis Park.</p> <p>Prosecutors have charged 28-year-old Jarso Adem with second degree assault. Police say Adem confronted a woman he had been seeing on a sidewalk along Louisiana Ave.</p>
  • It was a HOAX: Acid attack victim admits her injuries were 'self-inflicted'

    09/17/2010 10:50:14 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4:37 PM on 17th September 2010 | Mail Foreign Service
    The woman who gained sympathy around the world after a stranger threw acid in her face has made a shocking confession: she made the whole thing up. Bethany Storro, 28, confessed to police yesterday, saying the severe burns she suffered in the horrific 'attack' were actually 'self-inflicted'. Police said they did not know the motive behind her bizarre plan. Her confession - which is set to cause outrage around the world - came after police, suspicious at the holes in her story, turned up the pressure by searching her house.
  • Acid 'victim' admits injuring herself. Search warrant served this morning.(WTF)

    09/16/2010 7:55:01 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 33 replies
    The Columbian ^ | 09/16/2010 | Laura McVicker
    Vancouver, WA — Amid growing speculation, a Vancouver woman who made international headlines for reporting that a black woman threw acid in her face confessed to police today that the attack was self-inflicted. At a press conference this afternoon, Vancouver Police Department officials said they served a search warrant this morning at a residence where Bethany Storro was staying and took several items. Upon questioning Storro about what they found, police said she confessed the attack was a hoax.
  • Vancouver police to say acid attack a hoax, source says--(Confirmed by VPD it was self inflicted)

    09/16/2010 4:16:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    The Columbian ^ | September 16, 2010 | Laura McVicker
    Vancouver, WA — The Vancouver Police Department will be holding a news conference this afternoon to provide updated details on the acid attack investigation. No questions will be answered in advance of the news conference, the press release said. A source has said the police department will say the acid attack was self-inflicted and a hoax. Check back at later for further details. It is believed that Bethany Storro was at the police department this afternoon, but it is unclear whether she will be attending the press conference. Last Friday, a Columbian reporter raised the question whether the attack...
  • Copycat Acid Attack?

    09/07/2010 12:26:15 AM PDT · by DemforBush · 2 replies · 1+ views
    CBS ^ | 9/6/10 | na
    (CBS) For the second time in a week, a woman has been attacked by an acid-throwing female. And police and other experts say they suspect the latest assault may be been a case of someone imitating the first. The latest took place Friday afternoon in Mesa, Ariz. The victim, Derri Velarde, 41, a mother of five, says it came out of nowhere...
  • Arizona Woman Suffers Severe Burns in Targeted Acid Attack, Police Say

    09/04/2010 11:34:50 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 4, 2010 | Staff
    Authorities said Bethany Storro, pictured above, was attacked with acid on Aug. 30 in Vancouver, Washington (FNC). An Arizona mother is suffering from severe burns to her face and chest after another woman allegedly threw a powerful acid at her face, reports.Authorities said Derri Velarde of Mesa, Ariz., was getting out of her car at an apartment complex on Friday when a female suspect approached her and threw acid in her face, according to the station.Investigators reportedly believe the incident was not a random attack and say the suspect hid behind Velarde's vehicle, waiting for the 41-year-old to...
  • Woman throws acid on victim in Mesa (2nd acid attack this week)

    09/04/2010 6:43:09 AM PDT · by ruination · 23 replies · 1+ views
    ABC 15 Phoenix ^ | 09/03/2010 | Katrina Schaefer
    Police are looking for a woman who threw acid on another woman outside her Mesa home on Thursday afternoon. Mesa Police Detective Michael Melendez said the 41-year-old victim arrived at her home in the area of Southern Avenue and Val Vista Drive around 1 p.m. As she was getting out of her vehicle in the southwest parking lot, a woman approached her and threw acid on her before running northbound on foot through the complex, according to Melendez. The victim was transported to Maricopa County Medical Center with level two burns to her face and chest area. The suspect is...
  • Italy: Moroccan woman assaulted with acid in Turin

    08/27/2010 1:36:07 PM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Adnkronos ^ | 8/27/2010
    Turin, 27 August(AKI) - A 19-year-old Moroccan woman suffered second and third degree burns over 20 percent over her body following an late Thursday in the northern industrial city of Turin when attackers threw acid over her. According to a police official, at around 9:00 pm Hasna Beniliha was approached from behind by a man who poured the contents of a bottle on her before escaping on foot. Another three people who were standing near the victim were treated for burns from drops of the acid and released early from hospital. The police official said investigators are working on the...
  • Police: Attacker threw acid in Vancouver woman's face [UPDATE: False Report/Self-Inflicted Attack]

    09/01/2010 3:42:43 AM PDT · by markomalley · 31 replies · 1+ views
    KOMO ^ | 8/31/2010
    VANCOUVER, Wash. – A bizarre attack sent a Vancouver woman to the hospital on Monday and police said they believe her attacker threw some kind of acid in her face. Bethany Storro had no idea who the woman was who attacked her and no idea why someone picked her for an attack. Storro, 28, doesn’t usually wear sunglasses but she bought a pair about an hour before the attack. Those glasses may have saved her eyesight. She had stopped to get a coffee at a Starbucks near Esther Short Park at 8th and Columbia and was getting something out...

    04/11/2010 9:33:03 AM PDT · by Velveeta · 4,070 replies · 6,773+ views
    Free Republic | 4/11/2010 | FReeper Collaboration
    Obama amputates our nuclear arms By: Charles Krauthammer ...snippet...Under President Obama’s new policy, however, if the state that has just attacked us with biological or chemical weapons is “in compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty,” explained Gates, then “the U.S. pledges not to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against it.” Imagine the scenario: Hundreds of thousands are lying dead in the streets of Boston after a massive anthrax or nerve gas attack. The president immediately calls in the lawyers to determine whether the attacking state is in compliance with the NPT. If it turns out that the attacker...
  • Muslim Egyptian Girl Who Converted to Christianity Subjected to Acid Attack

    04/18/2010 12:54:47 AM PDT · by Cindy · 21 replies · 1,367+ views
    ASSIST NEWS SERVICE ^ | Friday, April 16, 2010 | by dan Wooding
    Note: Photos included. Friday, April 16, 2010 Muslim Egyptian Girl Who Converted to Christianity Subjected to Acid Attack By Dan Wooding Founder of ASSIST Ministries ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT (ANS) -- The Assyrian International News Agency (, is reporting the shocking news that Dina el-Gowhary, a 15-year-old Egyptian Muslim-born girl who converted to Christianity, has been subjected to an acid attack, the latest in a string of failed attempts by Muslim fanatics against her and her father, 57-year-old Peter Athanasius (Maher el-Gowhary), who converted to Christianity 35 years ago. In a story written by Mary Abdelmassih for AINA, several Fatwa's were issued...
  • Another acid attack in HK [Hong Kong]

    03/09/2010 3:52:33 PM PST · by Cindy · 11 replies · 481+ views
    (AP) via STRAITS ^ | March 9, 2010 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "HONG KONG - AN ACID-FILLED beer bottle was thrown onto a street in the same area in Hong Kong for the fourth time in six months, police said yesterday, fuelling speculation about a serial attacker. The latest attack is the 12th in a series of attacks in Hong Kong - eight in urban areas and three in the New Territories - since December 2008, which have injured more than 100 people, the South China Morning Post reported. In the attack on Sunday evening, at least one male pedestrian was wounded when the Blue Girl beer bottle, filled with what...

    03/09/2010 3:45:38 PM PST · by Cindy · 10 replies · 238+ views
    (AP) ^ | January 10, 2010 | n/a
    "Police arrest suspect in acid attack in popular Hong Kong tourist spot that injured 30" DATE: Jan 10, 04:39 PM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONG KONG – SNIPPET: "The victims, including children and tourists..." SNIPPET: "The liquid was thrown on them Saturday night near Temple Street, a densely populated district known for its outdoor shops and restaurants in the city’s Kowloon area. Hong Kong has seen a series of similar attacks since December 2008 that have injured more than 100 people." SNIPPET: "The suspect, described as a Chinese man in his 30s, was arrested after authorities found him on the...

    03/03/2010 9:47:40 PM PST · by Velveeta · 532 replies · 5,882+ views
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  • Accountant Jailed Indefinitely For Throwing Acid On Lawyers

    12/17/2009 6:46:49 PM PST · by Steelfish · 12 replies · 653+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | December 17th 2009
    Accountant Jailed Indefinitely For Throwing Acid On Lawyers A former accountant with an 'obsessional hatred' of the legal profession has been jailed indefinitely for an acid attack on a team of lawyers. 17 Dec 2009 Ashok Mahajan, 55, [Pic in URL] showered a barrister, solicitor and pupil with the contents of a bottle of hydrochloric acid after his race discrimination claim was thrown out. Trainee barrister Lucy Colter suffered a burned eye as corrosive fluid dribbled down her face and melted through her tights. Former accountant Mahajan had a decade-long history of courtroom outbursts including an incident where he threw...
  • I was savagely disfigured by my deranged boyfriend: Acid attack victim bravely shows her face

    10/19/2009 12:50:15 PM PDT · by ruination · 59 replies · 4,552+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | Oct. 19, 2009 | Nicky Murfitt
    With painful honesty, Katie Piper, the former TV presenter tells why she has finally waived her right to anonymity – and reveals the awful events that changed her life for ever However much she would like to forget them, the details of how she lost her dreams, her identity and very nearly her life will stay with Katie Piper for ever. They are burned into both her memory and her face. Katie, 26, has remained fearful and anonymous in the 18 months since the man she met on the internet attempted to destroy her, so few will recognise her name....
  • Vicious acid attack on woman: Pakistan

    08/24/2009 5:58:15 PM PDT · by Cindy · 17 replies · 1,510+ views
    Video via ^ | July 27, 2009 | n/a
    THIS IS A WARNING: NO CHILDREN UNDER 18 AND NO ONE WHO IS INCAPABLE OF LOOKING AT GRUESOME CONSEQUENCES OF ACID ATTACKS SHOULD VIEW THIS VIDEO. Thank you. -Cindy # "Vicious acid attack on woman: Pakistan" Video Description - quote: July 27, 2009 Pakistani women brutally disfigured by acid when she refused a forced marriage to become someone's second wife. Not for the feint of heart. Category: News & Politics Tags: Islam acid attacks women in Pakistan
  • Mob sets fire to 2 mosques after acid attack

    05/29/2005 10:42:40 AM PDT · by velocityguy · 32 replies · 1,210+ views
    Indian Express ^ | May 28, 2005
    MANDI, MAY 27: An angry crowd set two mosques in the town on fire this evening after a man threw a bottle of acid at passengers of a private bus, seriously injuring at least 11 people, including a five-year-old. Doctors attending to the injured said four persons with more than 50 per cent burns may even lose their eyesight due to the attack. Police later arrested the culprit, Mohammad Mahboob, from Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. He has reportedly confessed to the crime. According to the Mandi police, the incident occurred outside a bus stand around 3 pm, when Mohammad threw...
  • 24 Hurt in British Suspected Acid Attack

    12/15/2003 7:26:18 AM PST · by nypokerface · 4 replies · 185+ views
    AP ^ | 12/15/03
    LONDON - Two dozen people suffered burns to their faces, hands and arms in a suspected acid attack at a pub in Bristol, southwestern England, police said Monday. Officers arrested a 25-year-old woman, who was injured in the early Sunday morning incident, in connection with the incident, Avon and Somerset Police said. A police spokesman said it appeared that a "corrosive substance" was thrown on 24 people. The victims received treatment at two hospitals, and most were later released. Police gave no further details.