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Hell in a bottle: I survived an acid attack

On average in 2016, there were two acid attacks a day. 2017 is now projected to be the year with the highest number of attacks ever recorded in the UK.

Over the past few years there has been a change in the way acid has been used. No longer just associated with shame or honour attacks, acid is now a weapon used by moped thieves as well as a means of settling gang disputes.

We follow four separate acid attack victims who highlight this growing trend.

Producer by Ashni Lakhani

Directed & Edited by Alvaro Alvarez

Executive Producer Ravin Sampat