1 Indian national, 3 Indian-origin people killed in US: Sushma Swaraj

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An Indian national on US visit and three others of Indian-origin were killed in Cincinnati in the US and the matter is under investigation by the police, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday.

However, Sushma Swaraj said it was not a hate crime.

“Indian Ambassador in United States @IndianEmbassyUS has informed me about the killing of four persons in Cincinnati on Sunday evening. One of them was an Indian national on a visit to US while others were persons of Indian origin,” Sushma Swaraj tweeted.

“The matter is under investigation by the Police, but it is not a hate crime,” Swaraj added.

She further said, “Our Consul General in New York is coordinating with the concerned authorities and will keep me informed me on this.”