Stabbing of Indiana student was racially motivated, university says

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(Reuters) – An Indiana woman was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery for repeatedly stabbing in the head an 18-year-old student of Indiana University, an attack the university said was racially motivated. Last week’s assault on a public transport bus and the suspect, 56-year-old Billie Davis, were reported to authorities by a witness on the bus, police have said. Media, citing court documents, have said she was stabbed because she was Asian. “This week, Bloomington was sadly reminded that anti-Asian hate is real,” James Wimbush, the university’s vice president for diversity, s…

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