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Acid attacks on Colombia's women growing

Authorities are set to restrict sale of acids that are used as a weapon against women after a high-profile case.

Last updated: 12 Apr 2014 00:46
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At least five people have been attacked with acid in Colombia over the past two weeks. Until now, authorities have done little to address the problem.

But a high-profile case in the capital Bogota has pushed the government into restricting acid sales, and increasing penalties.

Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota.

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