UP acid attack victim regains vision, will be back in school

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New Delhi, April 12: As the 4 sisters who were victims of acid attack in Uttar Pradesh, earlier this month are recovering, one of them whose vision has been restored has spoken up saying that she wishes to get back to her school job soon.

The victim, whose eyes were badly affected in the attack was quoted as saying, "The society should change its attitude towards women. I pray to god that what happened to me should not happen to anyone. When I came to this hospital, I was very scared and tense that I may not be able to see all my life. It was all so dark," said the victim, who did not wish to be named.

"I will resume my job as soon as I reach Shamli. My students have been praying for my fast recovery. I want to meet them," she said while being discharged from hospital on Friday.

The doctor, A.K. Grover, chairman of the hospital's department of opthalmology who performed amniotic membrane transplantation on her was quoted as saying, "We performed a unique procedure called amniotic membrane transplantation which fortunately has helped to bring a substantial improvement in her eyesight."

Attackers yet to be identified

Even though it has been weeks into the crime, the police has not been able to make any breakthrough in the case. One of the victims said that they have registered a complaint and are waiting.

"We don't know who the attackers were and have registered a police complaint against unknown people," the victim was quoted as saying.

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