Twenty five people have been injured in a horrific acid attack during a political rally. It has happened in Karnataka, India, in an attack after local polls closed. The acid was hurled from water bottles, witnesses say. Victims have been rushed to hospital. It’s thought eight are seriously wounded. Indian National Congress candidate Inayatullah Khan won the poll with more than 900 seats. Police have started an investigation. In the civic polls held today, a total of 2,664 wards were contested across 105 wards. The socialist party is widely considered the first modern nationalist movement to emerge in the British Empire in Asia and Africa. The Congress narrowly beat its rival parties, including the right-wing Hindu nationalist group Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. For the latest news and breaking news visit Mirror.co.uk/news. Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Follow us on Twitter @DailyMirror – the official Daily Mirror & Mirror Online Twitter account – real news in real time. We’re also on Facebook /dailymirror – your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout the day from the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Mirror Online.