AU condemns attacks on African students in India tasks government to support victims

The African Union Commission says it is extremely appalled by the heinous attacks against African students in Noida and other cities in India.

In a statement made in Addis Ababa, said it condemn the violence unleashed during the riot that started on Monday, targeting Africans of various nationalities, particularly Nigerians.

The commission said the action had resulted in the loss of innocent lives and serious injuries as well as the displacement of many Africans from their normal places of residence, thereby putting their lives in serious danger.

The commission calls on the Indian authorities to provide all necessary support to the injured.

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