5 persons injured in London Acid attack

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Five persons injured in London Acid attack

 At least five people were confirmed injured in Stratford, after a reported acid attack, police were called to Stratford Centre, opposite Westfield, just before 20:00 BST. A man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.
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According to reports, the Metropolitan Police said there had been reports of a group of males spraying people with a noxious substance.

Those reported injured are believed to be in a number of different locations.

At least five patients were treated at the scene, and three of them were taken to hospital, Paul Gibson of the London Ambulance Service said.

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London Fire Brigade said it was assisting police, and a number of emergency response vehicles were at the scene.

A police spokeswoman said a cordon was in place at the shopping complex.

According to BBC, witnesses at the scene said an argument had broken out among a group of people.

A man who gave his name as Hossen, an assistant manager at Burger King, said a victim had run into the fast food chain to “wash acid off his face”.

The 28-year-old added: “There were cuts around his eyes and he was trying to chuck water into them.


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