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Northeast Delhi violence: Harrowing scenes on streets of Delhi; death toll at 13

North East Delhi is witnessing one of the most brutal faces of violent protests in recent times. Photos of widespread violence from Delhi have shocked one and all.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: February 26, 2020 0:24 IST
Violence in northeast Delhi.

Violence in northeast Delhi.

Delhi is witnessing one of the most worrying faces of violence in recent times. Frenzied groups, protesting against the new citizenship law (CAA), continue to unleash violence in north-east Delhi as they vandalized shops, pelted stones at police and even threw acid at paramilitary forces. Photos of widespread violence from Delhi have shocked one and all. Smoke billowed in the air and mobs roamed unchecked through the streets, burning shops, pelting stones and threatening locals, as fresh violence tore through northeast Delhi, killing six more people on Tuesday and taking the toll in the communal clashes over the amended citizenship law to 13.

Streets were seen littered with stones, bricks and burnt tyres, mute testimony to the spiralling violence and bloodshed in the northeast Delhi. 

In scenes never witnessed in Delhi in a number of years, the frenzied groups, armed with sticks, stones and rods, were seen thrashing people on the road in Maujpur. They even vented their ire on e-rickshaws

 

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