In yet another episode of, “These People are Savages!”
A Filipino woman was left with severe burns after her Saudi Arabia employer allegedly poured boiling water on her.
The 23-year-old household service worker, from Pikit, North Cotabato, suffered burns to her back and legs after being doused with the scorching liquid in the incident in Riyadh on 4 May, ABS-CBN Newsreported.
Photos of Fatma, which is not her real name, were posted by her cousin on Facebook on Saturday in an appeal for help.
According to ABS-CBN News, the mother of Fatma’s employer became angry after Fatma was slow to bring her coffee and then poured boiling water on her.
Fatma was not taken to hospital for several hours, but when there she was able to contact relatives in the area by giving a phone number to one of the nurses.
She was saved by her cousin during a further trip to the hospital.
Fatma has now been taken under the wing of the Philippine Embassy.
A representative from the Department of Social Welfare and Development said they are providing her with medical treatment and other necessities.
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