New Delhi: A woman in Uttar Pradesh sustained burn injuries after she was attacked with acid by three miscreants while travelling on Kanpur-Prayag Express train on Friday.

The heinous crime incident took place when the victim was resisting a rape attempt. She has been admitted to a hospital and given medical treatment.

Earlier this month, two women from West Bengal died of acid attacks. A deaf and mute woman died of burn injuries in Tehatta of Nadia district while another woman succumbed to her injuries in Trakeshwar area of Hooghly district, after battling for two weeks.

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