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Italy: Outcry over killing of African migrant in town centre

The Annapurna Express

The Annapurna Express

Italy: Outcry over killing of African migrant in town centre

The death of a migrant who was attacked in broad daylight in central Italy has sparked outrage

The death of a migrant who was attacked in broad daylight in central Italy has sparked outrage, BBC reported.

The assault on the Nigerian street trader by another man in Civitanova Marche town centre was captured on video on Friday.

The recording, reportedly made by onlookers without any attempt to intervene, shows the victim being held to the ground by a white man.

A 32-year-old Italian has been arrested on suspicion of murder and robbery, according to BBC.

The video of the attack – which has been widely circulated on Italian news websites and social media – has shocked the community, with many highlighting the "indifference" of witnesses.

The circumstances of the incident are unclear.