Last update: February 6, 2024, 11:58 PM IST
Chicago, United States of America (USA)
In a video that has since gone viral, the victim, Syed Mazahir Ali, is seen bleeding profusely as he recounts how the robbers kicked and punched him and also grabbed his phone. (Image/X@Max55855195)
CCTV footage of the incident showed the student being chased by three assailants near his house on Campbell Avenue in Chicago early Tuesday (MST).
An Indian student hailing from Hyderabad was attacked by four armed robbers near his house in Chicago.
In a video that has since gone viral, the victim, Syed Mazahir Ali, is seen bleeding profusely as he recounts how the robbers kicked and punched him and also grabbed his phone.
The recent attack comes after four students of Indian origin were found dead in the United States this year.
CCTV footage of the incident showed the student being chased by three attackers near his home on Campbell Avenue in Chicago in the early hours of Tuesday (MST).
In the video, with blood running down his forehead, nose and mouth, Syed can be heard saying: “Four people attacked me. I was returning home with a package of food in my hand. I slipped near the house and was kicked and punched by four people. Please help me brother. Please help me.”
In 2 weeks, India lost Vivek Saini to the hammer, lost Neel Acharya to Purdue University and now we were about to lose Syed Mazahir Ali, another student in Chicago. Indian students attacked in USA. @IndianEmbassyUS should be raised as a serious concern. pic.twitter.com/kx7w03sMII
— Karthik Reddy (@bykarthikreddy) February 6, 2024
Syed Mazahir Ali, a resident of Langar Houz, Hyderabad, went to the US to do his Masters from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Last month, an Indian student Vivek Sainiwho was employed part-time at a general store in the state of Georgia, killed a homeless man who had provided him with health and shelter for several days.
An Indian student was killed by a homeless man on January 16. Witnesses told American local media WSB-TV that Faulkner attacked Vivek with a hammer late at night after asking him to leave the shop.