‘Race attack’ victim in UK ‘may lose eye’

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    A 23-year-old man in Britain is likely to lose an eye after being attacked by a gang in a suspected racial assault on New Year''s Day.

    The man and a friend were targeted as they as they walked down Lewes Road in Brighton, East Sussex.

    According to Sky news, a member of the public grabbed one of the attackers and flagged down a passing police car as the rest of the gang ran off.

    Detective Inspector Miles Ockwell, of Sussex Police, said the victim is thought to have been subjected to a barrage of racist abuse leading up to the attack.

    He said that the victim, who is admitted in the Royal Sussex County Hospital, may lose an eye as a result of the attack

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