These are the excruciating injuries of an 11-year-old girl who had boiling water poured over her by a friend at a sleepover.

Jamoneisha Merritt is in hospital in Harlem, New York, with second degree burns to her face, shoulders and back, are severely burned and have skin missing.

Aniya Grant Stuart, the 12-year-old who threw the water on her, is in a different hospital after trying to kill herself with a knife.

Her mother has revealed that when she saw the extent of the injuries she’d inflicted on her friend, she tried to take her own life.