Two teenage girls attacked with acid

New Delhi: Two teenage girls were attacked with acid by a man for declining his marriage proposal in Begumpur area of West Delhi.
The accused, Manoj threw acid on Parvati (18) and her friend Gayatri (16) while they were on way to a market this evening, police said.
Manoj, who is already married, had proposed Parvati but she had declined his proposal, police said.
Parvati had received around 50 per cent burn injuries while Gyatri around 20 per cent burn injuries. The two have been admitted to a nearby government hospital.
The passers-by tried to catch Manoj but he managed to flee from the spot.