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Racial attack: Indian cab driver hospitalised in Australia

An Indian Cab Driver Has Been Hospitalised In Australia's Tasmania Post Racial Attack By A Couple. He Has Suffered Many Injuries.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vivek Arya | Updated on: 22 May 2017, 01:35:48 PM
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New Delhi:

An Indian cab driver has been hospitalised in Australia's Tasmania post racial attack by a couple. He has suffered many injuries.

The cab driver (whose name can't be disclosed) picked up a couple on Friday night and was heading towards Mc Donalds. According to reports, the female passenger kept opening the door even after victim's repeated reminders to close it.

The couple got angry and started abusing him. They then de-boarded the cab and started damaging it. Racial slurs were also screamed by the female passenger at the victim.

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Thereafter, the male passenger punched the driver and pushed him to the ground. The Indian driver was then repeatedly kicked and punched by him. He also said, "You f****** Indian, you deserve it."

Later, few people came to rescue the driver. Police and ambulance then reached the spot and took him to the hospital. Police haven't checked even the CCTV footage, the victim alleged. However, an eyewitness has come forward and presented a video to the police.

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First Published : 22 May 2017, 01:25:00 PM

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