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No Indians, says Oz job ad

A contractor of Australia's supermarket chain Coles has been slammed for a racist job advertisement, banning Indian or Asian applicants from applying in Tasmania. "Store requires no Indians or Asians please. Must speak English (sic)," the ad read.

world Updated: Aug 29, 2012 02:16 IST

A Coles contractor has been slammed for a racist job advertisement, banning Indian or Asian applicants from applying in Tasmania.

The online ad, posted on Sunday, was seeking cleaners for a supermarket at Eastlands Shopping Centre.

"Store requires no Indians or Asians please. Must speak English (sic)," the ad read.

According to the Voice of Tasmania, the ad, posted on the Gumtree website, sparked outrage on social media sites, with people calling for the boycotting of the store.

"Which supermarket is this so I can boycott them?" one outraged Facebook user said.

The ad was later removed.

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