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Gujranwala’s Christian suffers ‘serious’ injuries in male acid attack


A young Pakistani Christian sprayed in a “male acid attack,” as he suffers life-changing injuries. Gujranwala’s Faraz Baddar was attacked by unknown men – acid attacks are most often seen as a crime against women. Details emerged that Faraz has been attacked previously, as he was tortured by the attackers.

Acid attacks on Pakistani Christians

The incident unfolded as Faraz was returning from his workplace. He was on his way home, when he was intercepted by two men riding a motorcycle. As a result of this, his entire body was burnt. Faraz is currently receiving medical treatment in Mayo Hospital, Lahore. He is kept in the burns unit of the hospital where he jostles to get back to normal life.

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Faraz is employed at a local hospital in Gujranwala. He worked as manager in the hospital. Purportedly, the attack is a result of religion based dislike. Social media reports claim that the attack comes as a result of extreme emotional hatred due to his Christian faith. It is been speculated that he was disliked, because his fellows did not like being working under the authority of a Christian.