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Another Indian student attacked in Australia

August 10, 2009 08:38 IST

A youth from Indore has now become the latest victim of racial attack in Australia. The victim, identified as Mohit Mangal, a resident of Old Palasia locality here, was attacked by four Australian youths around 1.30 am (IST) yesterday night while he was on his way to a shopping mall in Sydney.

Mohit, who works as a mall supervisor, was attacked from behind with a beer bottle on his head and beaten up with a baseball bat on his waist and leg by the four youths, sources said.

Confirming the incident, Mohit's father Anil Mangal, who runs an automobile business in Indore, said the condition of Mohit was out of danger.

"My son had no enmity with anyone there and the incident, it appears, might be a continuation of ongoing racial attacks on Indian students in Australia', Anil said.

Mohit had gone to Australia about two years ago to pursue his study in BE. This was the fourth incident of racial attack on Indian students in Australia after Union External Affairs Minister S M Krishna's visit to that country.