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US: Sikh professor attacked, called 'Osama', 'terrorist'

Sep 23, 2013 02:49 PM IST India India

Dr Prabjhot Singh, a Sikh American professor at Columbia University, was attacked by a group of 15 to 20 men while with a friend in Harlem, New York. He is in hospital with a broken jaw and facial injuries. The attackers reportedly called him 'Osama' and 'Terrorist'. The attack which happened on Saturday is being investigated as a hate crime.