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Indian origin man 'accidentally' shot dead by security forces in Kenya: Sushma Swaraj

By Deepika
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Bunty Shah, a 32-year-old Indian-origin Kenyan businessman, was accidentally shot dead by security forces during an anti-terror operation in capital Nairobi's last month, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj took to twitter to share this information after receiving the details from the Indian High Commission in Nairobi.

She had sought a report on the same from Suchitra Durai, the Indian Ambassador in Kenya, on Saturday.

The vicitm Bunty Shah was a Kenyan national of Indian descent and worked at Bobmil Industries Limited. Around 3 am on Saturday morning, Kenyan security forces were conducting anti-terror operations on the building across Shah's residence.

She said Kenyan Police had "regretted" the incident and the high commission told to provide all help and assistance to the family. The minister on Saturday had asked the Indian mission for a report after a woman, Netra Parikh, brought the incident to her attention on Twitter.

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