14 1,500 acid attacks have been recorded in London since 2011
Acid attacks in Britain's capital are soaring to new heights, new data reveals.
A freedom of Information request submitted by the Mirror shows that
between 2011 and 2016, London had nearly 1,500 cases of the devastating
crime, which burns the skin and leaves victims cowering from their
In the long term, the scale of the injuries are so scarring that victims
can often suffer serious psychological damage as a result of the
attacks.Last year alone, there were 431 such acid attacks – a rise of 170 cases from
the year prior.