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Kansas man charged with US hate crime for shooting Indian men

Adam Purinton thought he had killed two Iranians

By: Sarwar Alam

A Kansas man, accused of shouting “get out of my country” as he shot dead one Indian man and injured another at a bar, faces federal hate crime and firearms charges, the US Justice Department said on Friday (9). A US grand jury indicted Adam Purinton, 52, on charges of killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla and wounding Alok Madasani, both 32, because of their race, colour, religion and national origin. Purinton was also charged with a federal firearms violation in the Feb. 22 incident at Austin’s Bar and Grill in Olathe, a Kansas City suburb. The shootings also injured an American, Ian…

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