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Salford shooting being treated as 'hate crime'

The fatal shooting of a student in Salford on Boxing Day is being treated as a "hate crime", police have said.

Anuj Bidve was shot in the head at close range in Ordsall Lane.

Mr Bidve, 23, had travelled to the UK from India to study at Lancaster University. He was in Greater Manchester for the festive period.

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of murder - a 20-year-old man and four male teenagers, aged 19, 17, 17 and 16. All are still in custody. Fiona Trott reports.

  • 29 Dec 2011