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Teenager charged over suspected acid attack

The suspected acid attack happened on Burdett Road in east London. Credit: Google street view

A teenager has been charged over a suspected acid attack in east London.

Mustafa Ahmed, 19, has been charged with one count of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm (GBH) and one count of attempted wounding with intent to do GBH.

Two victims, a man in his 20s and a woman in her 40s, had to be taken to hospital for treatment following the incident on Burdett Road in Mile End on 4 July.

Scotland Yard said three other teenage youths arrested on suspicion of GBH have all been released under investigation.

Ahmed will appear before Thames Magistrates Court on Tuesday.