‘Acid Attack’ at Notting Hill Carnival leaves three injured

Published on : Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Notting Hill CarnivalNotting Hill Carnival in London is one of the most celebrated fetes of the city.



There has been a reported ‘acid attack’ on the revellers at the festival which the police are investigating.



The Metropolitan Police said a “mild acidic liquid” was thrown over a number of people in Ladbroke Grove, west London, during the carnival just before 8pm on Sunday. The crowd in that area quickly dispersed how two people were injured who have been under treatment since. Three people have also reported skin irritation injuries, although these are not thought to be serious.



The police are yet to make any arrest and are trying the best to work to identify who was responsible.



The Met said there had been 122 arrests on Sunday, a fall of about 20 per cent on last year.



The carnival, which takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend, has seen thousands to take to the streets of west London over two days to celebrate Afro-Caribbean culture with the parade of bright colours and the bang of steel drums.



This year, the festival observed a minute of silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire and many of the festival’s colourful floats pass within half a mile of the blackened tower.

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