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Timeline: Hate Crimes, Racist Attacks Against Indians

In a shocking racial attack, an Indian immigrant engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot dead while two of his friends (one Indian) were seriously injured by a US Navy veteran Adam Purinton (now behind bars) in a crowded Austin's Bar and Grill in Olathe of Kansas in the United States on Wednesday night.

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Updated:February 24, 2017, 1:35 PM IST
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Timeline: Hate Crimes, Racist Attacks Against Indians
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In a shocking racial attack, an Indian immigrant engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot dead while two of his friends (one Indian) were seriously injured by a US Navy veteran Adam Purinton (now behind bars) in a crowded Austin's Bar and Grill in Olathe of Kansas in the United States on Wednesday night.

Here is a quick look on hate crime against Indians:

# Feb, 2017: Mamidala Vamsi Reddy, a 27-year-old student from Warangal district of Telangana was shot dead near his apartment in California.

# Nov, 2016: Gurnoor Singh Nahal, a 17-year-old Indian-origin Sikh boy shot dead when he was returning home from work. The incident took place at his home in his garage on Kandinsky Way in California

# Aus, 2015: Shaolin Chandam from Manipur was shot dead outside his house during an altercation in the U.S. state of Virginia

# July, 2015: An elderly Indian-American man was attacked and left bleeding on the road in New Jersey. He sustained several stitches and broken teeth. His family believed he was targeted because he is Indian.

# June, 2015: A 23-year-old engineering graduate from Kushaiguda, who was pursuing a master's degree in information technology at Atlantis University in Miami, was shot dead by unidentified persons in front of his apartment in Miami

# Feb, 2015: A 58-year-old Indian man in Albama was violently assaulted by a police official without any provocation that left him partially paralysed.

# Feb, 2015: A Hindu temple and nearby middle school were both vandalized with messages of hate on the U.S. West Coast, the culprits scrawled, “Get Out” and a swastika on the walls of the temple, which is one of the largest Hindu places of worship in the entire North West region.

# Sep, 2013: A Sikh professor at Columbia University was attacked and injured by a mob of up to 30 people who called him "Osama" and "terrorist" during a brutal assault in Harlem.

# Aug, 2013: An 80-year-old Sikh man was assaulted by a teenaged British girl in broad daylight in Trinity Street. The elderly victim was punched in the face and shoved to the ground. His turban fell off and the attack left him with a bloodied nose and black eye.

# July, 2013: A Gurudwara in California was vandalised and the word "terrorist" was spray painted on its walls a few days ahead of first anniversary of Oak Creek Gurudwara attack.

# June, 2013: A Hindu temple in Canada was vandalised by two men armed with baseball bats, outraging the country's minority community which termed it as a "hate crime".

# May, 2013: In a suspected hate crime, an elderly Sikh man was brutally assaulted with an iron rod outside a Gurdwara in the US.

# Feb, 2013: A Sikh man was shot at several times by some unidentified attackers in the US state of Florida. The victim, 46-year-old Kanwaljit Singh was attacked by the truck-borne assailants near Daytona Beach.

# Dec, 2012: An Indian emigrant, Sunando Sen was standing on a subway platform in Queens when he was shoved from behind. Sen was struck by the train and died of multiple blunt force traumas.

# Aug, 2012: Six Sikh worshippers were shot dead by a US Army veteran and white supremacist, Wade Michael Page, who went on a shooting rampage in the Gurdwara in Oak Creek.

# July, 2012: An elderly Sikh man, in his early 70s,was allegedly beaten up by his neighbour in New Jersey following an altercation and was later arrested for keeping the kirpan.

# Feb, 2012: An under-construction Gurdwara in the American State of Michigan was vandalised and defaced with anti-Muslim graffiti.

# Dec, 2011: Anuj Bidve, a student of Microelectronics at Lancaster University was walking with friends in Salford when he was shot in the head (on December 26) at close range.

# May, 2011: In a bias attack, a Sikh man lost three of his teeth after being sucker-punched in a moving train in the US by a man, who accused him of being related to slain al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden.

# March, 2011: Two Sikh men in traditional grab out for a daily afternoon walk, were gunned down, one fatally, in Sacramento, California.

# June, 2010: A Californian couple convicted of assaulting an Indian American.

# Dec, 2009: A Sikh student was "racially abused" and brutally assaulted after being thrown into a swimming pool in West Texas.

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| Edited by: Sujit Nath
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