NEW DELHI, India

Videos of health care workers being pelted with stones as they are chased away from a locality in India went viral on Thursday, taking the country by storm and garnering global attention. 

The incident occurred in Indore, a city in India’s central Madhya Pradesh state, and the area was Tatpatti Bakhal, a hotspot of coronavirus cases in the city.

Of the five health workers, who were in the area to screen suspected COVID-19 patients, two women doctors suffered injuries.

While this particular attack drew attention, criticism, and action — seven people arrested in a matter of hours

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