Ireland: Woman hurls 'racist' abuse at co-passengers, asks to 'go back to India'

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Dublin [Ireland], Apr 20 (ANI): A woman on a train in Ireland as caught on camera hurling 'racist' abuse at fellow Asian train passengers - telling one of them to go back to India" - in a row over a bag placed on a vacant seat. In a 16-minute long rant, the woman is seen shouting at the group, while using expletive-ridden language. A video of the incident on a Limerick Irish Rail train was uploaded on YouTube and described as "shocking and disgraceful" by the rail operator. The incident appeared to begin when a woman objected to a fellow passenger placing their bag on an empty seat. Twitter user @TheBexWay posted the video to Irish Rail. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">WARNING Shocking <a href="">#easter</a> on <a href="">@IrishRail</a> -fight <a href="">#racism</a> with solidarity ??by <a href="">@TheBexWay</a> <a href="">#antiracism</a> <a href="">#Antifa</a> <a href="">#ireland</a><a href=""></a></p>&mdash; TheBex™ (@TheBexWay) <a href="">April 17, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//" charset="utf-8"></script> The video footage has been reported to the local Gardai. The Ireland Police are investigating the matter. (ANI)