A 28-year-old Syrian man was in critical but stable condition on Thursday after he was attacked with acid while in Tseri, Nicosia.
The man was rushed to hospital with burns to his face and body. The incident happened at 6pm on Wednesday, police said.
He was attacked by an unknown individual who was travelling with him in the same car, reports said.
The victim got out and sought help in a nearby house, followed by the other man who attacked him again before fleeing the scene.