Injured boy expected to recover fully

An eleven-year-old boy who claims he had acid thrown in his face may have accidentally injured himself, police concluded on Sunday. The story of the injured boy shocked the nation, with the child claiming an unknown boy in the street had thrown some kind of liquid in his face. Further investigation revealed that he had been playing in the backyard with a friend and may have thrown a lit match into a can of paint thinner. Doctors say there is no damage to his eyesight and if all goes well he should not be scarred for life.