A 46-year-old man has been arrested and charged for allegedly assaulting an 18-year-old Muslim woman on a train in Vancouver.
Things could have gotten much worse if another passenger hadn't intervened.
Fadel's brother, Abdul, told BuzzFeed Canada that the family was shocked to hear about the attack: "This is not something any parent or older sibling would think of happening somewhere like Vancouver, in such a diverse community."
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