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Reports: Four apprehended in attack of Hungarian Uber driver

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An Uber driver in Hungary was beaten up by six assailants, of whom two were reportedly taxi drivers, on Friday night after the Uber driver arrived to pick up a client in the capitalʼs District 18, according to reports. Four of the attackers have been apprehended by police. 

The attackers broke the nose and one of the ribs of the Uber driver when they realized he was on duty and had arrived to pick up a passenger. The driver told Hungarian online daily index.hu that he pretended he was dead to prevent the men from kicking and striking him further while he was on the ground. The mob also damaged the driverʼs car.

This comes a day after Hungarian taxi drivers wound up a four-day long demonstration against the operations of U.S.-based ride-sharing service Uber.

The police reportedly apprehended four of the attackers and have launched procedures against them.

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