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WATCH Australian Senator Get Attacked Over Mosque Shootings [STRONG LANGUAGE]

© AP Photo / Mick TsikasAustralian senator Fraser Anning sits in the chamber during a session at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.
Australian senator Fraser Anning sits in the chamber during a session at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. - Sputnik International
The video elicited a somewhat mixed reaction online, with people either praising the man who confronted the senator or wondering whether such behaviour would actually accomplish anything meaningful.

It appear that Queensland senator Fraser Anning simply can’t get a break after making a rather controversial comment about the recent deadly shooting in New Zealand, as shortly after literally getting an egg on his face he ran into a concerned citizen eager to share a few kind words with the politician.

A video posted on Twitter shows Anning being accosted by a man who angrily inquires whether the senator has any remorse for the families of the mosque shooter’s victims, and calls the politician a "sh*t c*nt".

WARNING: The following video features strong language and expletives, and may offend sensibilities

​The unknown man’s actions evoked praise from a number of social media users, with the person who posted the video describing him as "our hero".

​Some, however, didn’t seem to believe that such behaviour towards Anning is the answer.

​Earlier, Anning punched a teenager in the face while talking to reporters in Melbourne after the boy approached him from behind and slapped an egg on the man’s head.

READ MORE: Teenager Cracks an Egg on Australian Senator's Head (VIDEO)

The incident occurred after Anning, while condemning the deadly attacks on two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, said there was an apparent link between violence and Muslim immigration, claiming that Muslims "usually are the perpetrators" of violence and that Islam is tantamount to fascism.

In response, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison himself called it "disgusting" and noted that such views "have no place in Australia, let alone the Australian Parliament", while activists have kicked off an online petition, seeking to remove Anning from office.

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