Teenage girl hospitalized after acid attack in Nazareth

February 19, 2013 12:09

A teenage girl from Nazareth is hospitalized in serious condition after a man threw acid in her face Tuesday morning.

Police said the 15-year-old girl was lying in her bed when she heard a knock at her bedroom window Tuesday morning. When the girl opened the window the man threw acid in her face and then fled the scene, Northern District Police Spokesman Yehuda Maman said Tuesday.

Maman said the woman is now at Rambam Hospital in Haifa in stable condition, though there is fear that she could lose her sight.

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