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Acid Burns Three People in Notting Hill; London Is the World Capital of Acid attacks



In a new case of acid attack in London, three people have been assaulted in Notting Hill in West London. The attack occurred on Tuesday afternoon followed by the rush of emergency services to the scene where the attack occurred.

Photos from the scene, reportedly taken hours after the three men were sprayed with noxious substance, shows firefighters and paramedics giving assistance to the victims.

Direct witnesses of the offense which occurred on Westbourne Grove took to twitter to express their disgust.

Officers are in attendance along with the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade,” said a police spokesperson.

At this stage it is believed there are three victims. No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.

Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTI) reports that Britain has the highest rates of acid attacks per capita in the world.

Scotland Yard also reported that the 465 acid attacks occurred in 2017 in London while he number was 397 in 2016. Over 15 acid attacks occurred in England per week while those in London accounts for %73 of the the total.

London has been called the capital of acid attacks in 2017 in the world. This is while %80 of attackers escape without any trial while identified by security services.