Canada: Girl who faces attack over hijab narrates incident, police searching the accused

Canada: Girl who faces attack over hijab narrates incident, police searching the accused
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Ottawa: In yet another incident of Islamophobia, an 11-year-old girl was attacked over wearing hijab. This attack took place in Toronto, Canada.

After the incident, the girl is scared. In an interview to media men, she gave the details of the incident.
She said, “Someone insulted me by cutting my hijab”. “When I screamed, the accused ran away”, she added.

When one of the reporters asked, “what do you think of this happening?”, she replied, “I feel this is terrible and I feel like this should stop”.

Sharing his horrible experience, her younger brother said, “I saw my sister, she was frightened. I and my sister were so frightened that we didn’t know what to do”. He further said that they were scared at that moment.

According to the report published in Hindustan Times, after the incident, Toronto police are investigating the case.

Reacting on this, the officials of the Toronto District School Board said it was a shocking incident.

Meanwhile, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne termed the incident as the act of hatred and cowardice.

It may be mentioned that the incident took place before the first anniversary of a shooting in a Quebec City mosque which took lives of six people.

Recently, a Quebec judge struck off the law which banned people from covering face while availing or providing public services, Hindustan Times reported.

Earlier, The National Council of Canadian Muslims demanded Federal Government to declare 29th January as the day to mark mosque shooting. However, the government did not respond to this request.