Two men injured in suspected Bethnal Green acid attack
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Two men have been taken to hospital after a suspected acid attack in Bethnal Green.
The pair, believed to be in their late teens, were attacked with a “noxious substance” in Roman Road at around 7pm yesterday.
Their injuries are not said to be life-threatening.
No arrests have been mande and enquiries are ongoing.
Images from the scene show two men with their shirts off having water poured over their faces.
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Bethnal Green and Bow MP Rushanara Ali called for “urgent action” from the Home Secretary Amber Rudd.
She added: “It’s unacceptable that another attack with a corrosive substance has occurred in east London.”
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Anyone with information concerning the attack is asked to call police on 101, tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.