Saturday, February 02, 2013

Acid Attack

Victim Naomi Oni

(London, England)
A young woman was facially disfigured and almost lost her eyesight in a horrific unprovoked acid attack on the streets of London.

Naomi Oni, 20, was on her way home from work when an unknown attacker dressed in a niqab threw a chemical substance at her leaving the retail assistant with severe burns on her head, neck, arms, legs and body.

These shocking images have now been released by Ms Oni in an appeal for help to catch the attacker whose identity was concealed behind the Muslim women’s dress which completely covers the face apart from the eyes.

Ms Oni, who is employed by Victoria’s Secret at the Westfield Stratford shopping centre, was five minutes from home in Dagenham, east London when she was attacked on December 30.
Apparently, Scotland Yard detectives have no idea who the perpetrator was. Given that the attacker was dressed as a Muslim woman with face hidden, it could have been virtually anyone.

Nevertheless, it's within the realm of believability that a devout Islamist would attack a woman simply because she worked at Victoria's Secret. If that is the case, there likely will be similarly-motivated attacks.

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