London acid attacks: 5 men assaulted in one night

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PV International Desk : Five men were attacked with acid in London on Thursday night with one man suffering life-changing facial injuries in what police are treating as linked assaults.

The five attacks, which were reported to police over a 70-minute period, are the latest in a spike of incidents using corrosive liquids as weapons in robberies and gang-related violence in the British capital.

Police said at least four of the five attacks involved two males on a moped and in at least two cases the attackers stole mopeds belonging to their victims. Another incident involved a robbery.CNN