The rising tide of savage acid attacks that have been described as a “life sentence” for victims has taken on a global aspect after the Saudi Arabian embassy in London issued a stark warning to would-be travellers over the danger of being targeted in the British capital.
Published via twitter underneath an Arabic-language hashtag reading “Important Warning”, the tweet warns Saudi citizens that there is an increasing number of “assaults” with acid and corrosive liquids in London, and that attacks have been reported close to popular tourist attractions.
Warning against the actions of professional thieves using acid, the message also instructed Saudis in London to exercise caution in the city.
H/t reader kevin a.
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