The perpetrator may have been an Afghan immigrant man who was also seriously injured, according to police.

A manhunt has been launched in London for a man who attacked a 31-year-old woman and her two young children with a corrosive chemical. He writes a Reuters.

The attack occurred on Wednesday evening in Clapham, south London. The mother and her youngest daughter, 3, were left with lifelong injuries, but her eldest daughter, 8, was also injured.

Those who came to the aid of the woman and her children, three other women and a man, in addition to the five policemen who came to the scene, suffered minor burns from the caustic substance at the scene.

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The suspect in the photo above is a 35-year-old man, Abdul Shakur Yazidi, an Afghan immigrant. The case also became a political issue after it emerged in the press that the man had been granted asylum in the UK despite his previous conviction for sexual assault.

The police did not comment on the rumors regarding the suspect's background.

Meanwhile, Police Chief John Saville said that based on footage of the attack, a Yazidi was also seriously injured and may need medical assistance. In reference to this, he told the attacker, “Do the right thing and surrender to the police.”