India to take up burning of bus driver with Australian government: Sushma Swaraj

Reportedly, a 29-year-old Indian-origin bus driver was burned to death on Friday when a man hurled an incendiary device at him in front of several shocked passengers in Brisbane city.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published:October 30, 2016 9:49 am
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India will take up with Australia the issue of the immolation of an Indian-origin Bus driver in Brisbane. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in a tweet said that she would raise the issue at the highest level in the Australian government. She also expressed grief over the death.

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Reportedly, a 29-year-old Indian-origin bus driver was burned to death on Friday when a man hurled an incendiary device at him in front of several shocked passengers in Brisbane city. The victim, Manmeet Alisher, was driving a Brisbane City Council bus when he was targeted by the man who threw a device at him which sparked a fire.

Alisher died on the spot while several passengers on board the bus at the time managed to escape through the rear door. He hailed from Sangrur in Punjab and had moved to Australia about nine years ago.

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    Nothingnew
    Oct 30, 2016 at 1:35 pm
    In Australia the white people terrorize minorities openly, in Canada they terrorize the minorities undercover
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      Nothingnew
      Oct 30, 2016 at 1:41 pm
      One year back and om white people went around spying on me and going and saying death threats and calling me names, I never speak about it
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        Nothingnew
        Oct 31, 2016 at 3:58 am
        When u immigrate to other countries, be careful. My family was hared and tortured by strange om people who spied on us and gave us threats, secret torture programs in Canada to exploit minorities that Modi does not know about. Google for more information.
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          Nop
          Oct 30, 2016 at 5:54 pm
          Speaking as an Australian who was horrified by this brutal murder, I was offended that the local police immediately dismissed racism as a possible motive, as racist attacks on Indians are far too common here.
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