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The Independent: Bangladeshi American Attacked in Retaliation for Boston Marathon Bombing

posted by Randall

MuslimThe backlash many South Asian Americans feared in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing may already be happening.

A Bangladeshi American say he was attacked by three to four men who first asked if he was an Arab. An accomplish said “He’s a f***ing Arab, before the men punched the man in the face, reported The Independent.

Thirty-year-old Abdullah Faruque who grew up in the Bronx, told police the beating was in retaliation for the Boston Marathon bomber.

 

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