Tue, 10 Oct 2000

Two injured in acid attack

SEMARANG, Central Java: Jepara Police are searching for two people who attacked two people on Friday with acid, a police officer said on Monday.

Jepara Police chief Supt. Pria Iswadi Ismail said the two victims, Rusmono Zuhri and his wife Titik Daryati, residents of Panggang subdistrict in Jepara, were being treated at the local state hospital for severe burns to their faces and bodies. Pria said the couple was attacked by people riding a motorcycle.

Several witnesses have been questioned in connection with the attack, according to Pria. (har/lup)