London: An official of the Indian embassy in Berlin has met the victims of the suspected racist attack in the eastern German state of Saxony and discussed the issue with local authorities.

Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar took up the issue with the German Government conveying New Delhi’s deep concern over the incident. She requested the German authorities “to investigate the incident quickly, take action against those involved in the attack and to prevent the recurrence of such incidents.”

An official of the Indian embassy visited the place on Tuesday to discuss the issue with the local authorities and to meet the Indians who were attacked, a press release issued by the Indian Embassy in Berlin said.

Quoting reports in the German media, the release said a group of Indian fairgoers were attacked in the village of Muegeln on Saturday night. — PTI, AP