Krishna seeks report on cabbie assault in Oz

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New Delhi, Jan 20: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna has sought a report from Indian high commission in Australia after another Indian cabbie was assaulted in Melbourne.

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Jan 20, Krishna said, "I have just heard the news. I have sought a report from the Indian High Commission."

On Saturday, Jan 16, a 25-year-old Indian taxi driver was assaulted by his passengers in Melbourne.

The incident was the fifth such attack on Indian cabbies within a week.

External Affairs Minister further said that the continuing attacks could "affect bilateral ties".

However, the Victorian police have maintained saying that the attacks on Indians were not racially motivated.

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