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Ireland: Woman hurls 'racist' abuse at co-passengers, asks to 'go back to India'

ANI  |  Dublin [Ireland] 

A woman on a train in Ireland as caught on camera hurling 'racist' abuse at fellow Asian train passengers - telling one of them to go back to India" - in a row over a bag placed on a vacant seat.

In a 16-minute long rant, the woman is seen shouting at the group, while using expletive-ridden language.

A video of the incident on a Limerick Irish Rail train was uploaded on YouTube and described as "shocking and disgraceful" by the rail operator.

The incident appeared to begin when a woman objected to a fellow passenger placing their bag on an empty seat.

Twitter user @TheBexWay posted the video to Irish Rail.

The video footage has been reported to the local Gardai.

The Ireland Police are investigating the matter.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 05:41 IST
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