Sushma seeks report over attack

Sushma seeks report over attack on Nigerian student in Hyderabad 

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report from the state government over the incident of a Nigerian student being attacked over a parking dispute in Hyderabad.

“On reports of a Nigerian student injured in Hyderabad: EAM @SushmaSwaraj has urgently sought report from State Govt, is monitoring the case”, ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

On Wednesday night, a 23-year-old Nigerian student was allegedly beaten by a local over a parking dispute in Hyderabad.

The incident comes days after a 23-year-old Congolese national was beaten to death in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area over a minor dispute.

The incidents of attacks has angered African envoys in Delhi who have protested to the Indian government, which has assured protection for the thousands of African students who study in India.

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