I will never understand mankind. (I wanted to write “humans”, but I think there is a subclass of homo sapiens that doesn’t qualify as such.)

Kamilat Mehdi, 21, had a bright future ahead of her. She dreamt about doing a degree and becoming an air hostess.

All that changed one night when she was walking home from work with her two sisters and a stalker threw sulphuric acid in her face.

She is now lying in hospital disfigured beyond recognition.

Her skin is red raw, her eyelids have almost been entirely destroyed and her hairline has been burnt back.

Make sure you read the whole article, including the “before and after” photo of what used to be a pretty girl.