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Hate crimes against Indians in the U.S.

A growing memorial outside a Lancaster store after the owner was shot and killed.   | Photo Credit: Twitter/Gary Suskin from WSOC9 news

1. Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed and Alok Madasani was injured as Adam Purinton shot them in Olathe city, Kansas in Midwestern U.S. on February 22.

2. A 43-year-old Indian-origin store owner, Harnish Patel was shot dead outside his home in Lancaster County, South Carolina on March 2.

3. A 39-year-old Sikh man named Deep Rai was injured on March 3 when an unidentified person shot him outside his home in the city of Kent.

4. An Indian-origin girl was racially abused on a train by an African-American man in New York on February 23.

5. A Sikh-American girl was harassed on a subway train in New York on March 25. A white man, mistaking her to be from the Middle East, allegedly shouted “go back to Lebanon” and “you don’t belong in this country,”

6. A woman software professional from Andhra Pradesh and her seven-year-old son were found dead in their New Jersey home in the U.S. on March 23.


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