How Hardeep Singh Nijjar’s assassination confirmed a community’s fears and sparked a diplomatic crisis between India and Canada


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When Hardeep Singh Nijjar walked out of his Sikh temple just outside Vancouver, he had no idea two assassins were lying in wait. The 45-year-old had just delivered a speech in the temple, known as a gurdwara, warning the congregation: "The coming time is very dangerous." Earlier that day, he'd been drinking tea with the gurdwara's secretary, Gurmeet Singh Toor. He was aware his life was in danger, Mr Toor told the ABC. He had recently been given a tip-off by Canadian intelligence agents. Speaking through a translator, Mr Toor said he'd implored Mr Nijjar to take precautions. But Mr...