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Australian Senator Fraser Anning punched a 17 year old boy in Melbourne on Saturday after the youth cracked an egg on his person, the Guardian reported.
The egging was in response to Fraser saying that Muslim immigration was to blame for the Thursday night shooting attack in Christchurch New Zealand in which 49 people were killed while attending religious services in mosques.
The alleged murderer, Australian Brenton Tarrant, is said to have committed the crimes because he saw Muslim immigrants as 'invaders.'
The teenager was tackled to the ground by Anning supporters and later taken away by the police and released without charges.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Anning's comments were 'appalling and ugly" and said there's "no place in Australia for them."
Australian Labor party leader Bill Shorten called Anning a "fool."
A fundraising page has already been set up to collect donations to cover the teenager's legal fees and to buy "more eggs," ABC reported.
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