60807
Racist Attack on Sikh US Citizen
Racist Attack on Sikh US Citizen

Racist Attack on Sikh US Citizen

Racist Attack on Sikh US Citizen

A 39-year-old Sikh man was injured in the city of Kent, US, after an unidentified man shot him outside his home and allegedly shouted “go back to your own country”.
The Sikh man has been identified by Indian Foreign Ministry sources as Deep Rai, who is a US national.
“The Sikh gentleman is able to talk. We wish him a speedy recovery and are ready to offer all possible assistance,” an official of India’s External Affairs Ministry told NDTV.
The incident is the latest in a series of apparent hate crimes targeting members of the Indian community. Rai, who sustained an injury in his arm and has been released from the hospital, has described the shooter as a six-foot-tall white man, the mask was covering the lower half of his face.
He said he was working on his vehicle outside his home on Friday, when the stranger walked up to his driveway. An argument broke out, during which the man made statements to the effect of “go back to your own country” and then shot Rai in the arm, the Seattle Times quoted the police as saying.
Last month, a 32-year old Indian engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, was shot dead in a bar in Kansas. The alleged assailant—a 51-year old US Navy veteran Adam Purinton—had opened fire at him and his friend Alok Madasani, yelling “get out of my country”.
On Thursday, 43-year-old Harnish Patel—a store owner of Indian origin—was shot dead in his yard in Lancaster, South Carolina.
The growing number of incidents targeting Sikhs is reminiscent of the aftermath of the September 11 terror attacks.

Short URL : https://goo.gl/K8usj1
  1. https://goo.gl/wehxRi
  • https://goo.gl/CiHl0X
  • https://goo.gl/V1YG3x
  • https://goo.gl/SdbQCY
  • https://goo.gl/nM2eVD

You can also read ...

40 Children Killed in Yemen Bus Strike
Forty children were among 51 people killed in a recent Saudi-...
Cuba’s National Assembly (File Photo)
Cuba on Monday began a rare public discussion on issues...
Lula’s Party Launches All-Out Push for His Brazil Candidacy
His supporters are descending on Brazil’s capital by the...
Rescuers scouring through the wreckage said there were “tens of victims”, while images  showed an entire carriageway plunged on to railway lines below.
A motorway bridge collapsed on Tuesday over the northern...
Suspected Terror Attack Injures Pedestrians Outside UK Parliament
A car crashed into barriers outside Britain's Houses of...
Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump signed into law on Monday the $717...
Iraqi Official Wounded in  Bomb Blast
An Iraqi official has been injured in a bomb blast, west of...
An injured boy rides in an ambulance on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 13.
The Taliban overran a base in northern Afghanistan, killing 17...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus