Transgender Persons Dies After Acid Attack

Transgender Persons Dies After Acid Attack
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Eva Bredenbeek,

Researcher at Pakistan Team

On Wednesday, the 6th of October, A 47-year-old transgender person was attacked with Acid in Korangi Area. The attack happened in the early morning, whereafter neighbors heard screams. The victim suffered severe burns all over his body and face. The police brought him to the Burns Centre of the Dr. Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi, where he died during treatment. 

The attacker was identified as Qaiser Fayyaz, a friend of the victim. The suspect allegedly initiated the attack over a former personal dispute and fled the scene after the crime.

Source:

Staff Reporter. (7th of October, 2021). Transgender Killed in Acid Attack. Dawn. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=07_10_2021_113_001