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Mumbai: Indian protesters attack Domino's outlet over diplomat row

Reuters  Mumbai, December 20, 2013
First Published: 19:22 IST(20/12/2013) | Last Updated: 19:48 IST(20/12/2013)

Activists of a small Indian political group ransacked a Dominos Pizza outlet in a Mumbai suburb on Friday, demanding a ban on US goods until Washington apologises for the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York that has touched off a furore.

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Police said no-one was hurt in the attack, which came as diplomats from the two countries sought to defuse the row over the arrest and subsequent strip-search of Devyani Khobragade in a visa fraud case.

The Republican Party of India, which carried out the attack, sent pictures to media organisations showing a broken glass door at the outlet. The party said it wanted the United States to drop charges against the Indian diplomat.


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