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Senator who blamed attack on immigration egged

A teenager breaks an egg on the head of Senator Fraser Anning while he holds a press conference, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Melbourne, New Zealand. Following the mass shootings on Friday, Anning came under sharp criticism over tweets including one that said: “Does anyone still dispute the link between Muslim immigration and violence?”

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) – An Australian senator who sparked outrage for blaming Muslim immigration for the New Zealand mosque shootings has been hit on the head with a raw egg.
Senator Fraser Anning came under sharp criticism over tweets on Friday including one that said: “Does anyone still dispute the link between Muslim immigration and violence?”
Television cameras caught a 17-year-old boy breaking an egg on the independent senator’s head and briefly scuffling with Anning while he was holding a news conference Saturday in Melbourne city.
A police statement said the boy was arrested but was released without charge pending further enquires.

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