Kathmandu, May 17 -- Jenny Khadka, a 20-year-old woman from Kalopul, was attacked with acid by her husband on Wednesday, making it the fourth such attack this past year.

Khadka was attacked by Bishnu Bhujel, her husband, in Ratopul at around 7:55 pm, and is currently undergoing burn treatment at Kirtipur Hospital.

Khadka's health condition is stable, said doctors. "Around 15 percent of her body, including her chest, hands, back and neck, has sustained burn injuries," Dr Surendra Jung Basnet, a senior consultant at the hospital, told the Post.

According to Nepal Police, eight similar acid attack incidents were reported across the country in the past four years--three in the fiscal year 2014-15, two in 2015-16, one in 2016-17, and two in...