Nigerian Man Emmanuel Chidi Namdi Beaten To Death In Hate Attack In Italy

A 36-year-old Nigerian seeking asylum in Italy has been beaten to death outside the Italian refuge where he was staying,AGI News Agencyreports.Emmanuel Chidi Namdiwas walking with his girlfriend in the heart of the small town of Paolo Calcinora on Tuesday, when they had racial abuse heaped on them by a supporter of a local football club.The report said they were called “monkeys”.This led to an altercation between him and the football fan, and Namdi who fled Nigeriadue to Boko Haram insurgency, was brutally beaten on the head with a steel baruntil he became unconscious.He never regained consciousness and diedin the hospital on Wednesday.Namdi had been living in the area for eight months and was lodged in a shelter run by Catholic charity Caritas.His girlfriend, 24 had lost her baby after a perilous Mediterranean crossing.

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