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It felt like someone was trying to kill me, says acid attack victim Naomi Oni
by Rashid Razaq and Kiran Randhawa
A Victoria's Secret shop assistant broke down in tears today as she told how she thought was going to be killed in an acid attack.
Naomi Oni, 21, was scarred for life after an attacker disguised in a niqab threw acid in her face as she was making her way home from the lingerie store at Westfield Stratford where she worked, the court heard.
The retail assistant's former friend, university student Mary Konye, 21, is accused of carrying out the attack allegedly motivated by her jealousy of Miss Oni's good looks and a row over a boyfriend. Snaresbrook Crown Court today heard evidence from Miss Oni who broke down on the witness stand as she recalled the attack on 30 December 2012 in Dagenham, east London.
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