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Family visits Hyderabad man shot in Chicago

ANI  |  Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] 

The family of a man from Hyderabad, Syed Baquar Hussain, who was shot at by robbers at a in two weeks ago, finally him in a hospital there.

The family from got their visas with the help of to visit the in to see the condition of the victim.

"He is out of danger and has been discharged now. I thank (EAM) and the Indian Embassy in for helping us in getting the visas and taking care of him. Such incidents are on a rise in the Therefore, the must look into the matter, keeping in mind safety of the people," Syed Muzaffer Hussain, son of the victim, told ANI here.

He added that in an armed robbery his father was shot in Chicago and was hospitalised. He had undergone four and half hours of surgery.

"Now my father is out of danger and recovering. In our family my mother and brother got visas to visit the I would like to thank MEA and the for issuing us visas and helping our father. The Indian and embassy should initiate some action and should provide safety and security for innocents as a measure," he said.

Earlier on December 29, resident Muzaffer urged to take note of the incident in which his father Baquar was shot at Dolton in Chicago.

An Indian boy was shot dead in the robbery attempt at the

According to the local media reports, the deceased has been identified as 19-year-old Arshad Vora, a native of Gujarat's Nadiad city.

"My father was working there since 12 years and everything was normal, and this incident happened suddenly. My father was hit by 2 bullets and the son of the gas stations' owner was shot dead," Muzaffer had told ANI.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 05:35 IST