PORTLAND, Ore. -- Police say two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Northeast Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab. The suspect is in custody, police said in a statement. His name has not yet been released. Witnesses told CBS affiliate KOIN the suspect was yelling about hating Muslims and other things for several minutes before people confronted him and that's when things became physical. Portland police spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson says the man on MAX, the train system, was ranting on many topics, using "hate speech or biased language," and turned his focus on the women. According to KOIN, those two
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Five years and 17 surgeries after she was attacked with acid by a family member, Lalita Ben Bansi found love after dialing a wrong number. Bansi told the BBC that finding love "felt like a miracle." SEE ALSO: Meet the acid burn survivor walking in New York Fashion Week Lalita Ben Bansi and Ravi Shankar exchange flower garlands as part of a traditional Hindu ceremony.Image: praful gangurde/Hindustan Times via Getty ImagesIn 2012, Bansi quarreled with a cousin who ended up attacking her with acid. She met her husband, Ravi Shankar, purely by chance, after accidentally dialing his number several months ago. Shankar feeds his new bride sweets to celebrate their union.Image: praful gangurde/Hindustan Times via Getty Images"We spoke and I fell in love with her voice," Shankar told the BBC. "Our conversations continued on a daily basis and in the process, I proposed to her." Among their wedding guests was Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi, a social activist who agreed to pay for Bansi's future surgeries. Lalita is a true hero cz she proves 2 1000s of acid attck survivors nationwide tht this isnt a full stp,jst a comma,lyf hs mny possibilities pic.twitter.com/tNvooXfIE1 - Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivek_oberoi) May 23, 2017 "Many couples fall in love with their partners' face and eventually get divorced," Shankar added in the same interview. "With her, I am not concerned about her face. She is a sweet person. I wish God blessed us for a lifetime." Image: praful gangurde/Hindustan Times via Getty ImagesThe couple will settle down either in Mumbai or in Ranchi, where Shankar owns a petrol pump (he also works as a CCTV operator). WATCH: How 15 million girls are still subject to child marriage every year