Indian origin man shot at in US, attackers yelled ‘go back to your country’

Indian origin man shot at in US, attackers yelled ‘go back to your own country’

New York: In another hate attack on an Indian origin man in the United States of America, a 39-year old Sikh man was shot at in Kent of Washington, leaving him injured. An unidentified man attacked him, yelling, “go back to your own country.”

Calling it a serious matter, police said that it is investigating the case.
Indian officials have identified the man 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,” said Indian officials.

The victim Deep Rai has described the attacker as a six-foot-tall white man. “He was covering lower half of his face,” he added.

Earlier, a month ago, a 32-year old Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot dead in a bar in Kansas.
Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, in consecutive tweets, said she has spoken to victim’s father and he is out of danger now.

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