MEA rush officials to Kansas city after Indian man’s killing; Sushma expresses shock

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New Delhi, Feb 24, 2017: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday expressed shock over the unfortunate killing of Indian-origin man during a shootout in Kansas city of US.

Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani were shot at a bar in Olathe, Kansas, on Wednesday night by a former Navy serviceman who mistook them for “Middle Easterners”.

Read More: Kansas city bar shooting kills Indian-origin man in the US

The minister took on to the social media site Twitter to express grief: 

Swaraj said:

According to her:

During the incident an American, who tried to intervene, also received injuries, an External Affairs Ministry statement said.

“The deceased and the injured person are from Hyderabad and Warangal, and have been working at Garmin in Olathe,” the statement said.

They will meet the injured and facilitate in bringing the mortal remains of the deceased and will be in touch with local police officials to ascertain more details of the incident and monitor follow up action,” the minister said.

“They will also meet the community members in Kansas,” the statemen said.

 Wefornews Bureau

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