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Acid attacks on Pakistani wives 'at all time high'


The incidence of acid attacks in Pakistan is said to be at an all-time high.

The attacks are usually carried out by husbands against wives who are judged to have behaved 'dishonourably'.

Many are left with horrific injuries and campaign groups say that much tougher sentences are needed.

But a group of British volunteers is offering new hope to some of the victims.

Orla Guerin reports.


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