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

| Updated: Apr 20, 2017 11:10 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="https://twitter.com/hashtag/easter?src=hash">#easter</a> on <a href="https://twitter.com/IrishRail">@IrishRail</a> -fight <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/racism?src=hash">#racism</a> with solidarity ??by <a href="https://twitter.com/TheBexWay">@TheBexWay</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/antiracism?src=hash">#antiracism</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Antifa?src=hash">#Antifa</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ireland?src=hash">#ireland</a><a href="https://t.co/dtSVVnILdh">https://t.co/dtSVVnILdh</a></p>&mdash; TheBex™ (@TheBexWay) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheBexWay/status/853946114365587457">April 17, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> The video footage has been reported to the local Gardai. The Ireland Police are investigating the matter. (ANI)

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