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Delhi's Jafrabad burns as police face off with mob; buses vandalised | Video

Fresh violence broke out in Delhi's Jafrabad on Tuesday, stoking tension in the region after massive protests rocked the Jamia Millia Islamia University against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Protesters in Jafrabad vandalized a number of buses. According to the latest inputs, a police bike was also set ablaze.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: December 17, 2019 19:51 IST
Seelampur violence

Seelampur violence

Fresh violence broke out in Delhi's Jafrabad on Tuesday, stoking tension in the region after massive protests rocked the Jamia Millia Islamia University against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Protesters in Jafrabad vandalized a number of buses. According to the latest inputs, a police bike and a police picket was also set ablaze. Mob also pelted stones on police in retaliation to which police fired tear gas. India TV also caught the scary moment when a school bus found itself in the middle of a clash between crowd and police. School children were seen coming out of the bus. We however, can not confirm if the bus was attacked or was caught in middle. 

India TV's Exclusive coverage on the raging protests in Jafrabad shows a mob having a face-off with the police. The protesters can be seen throwing stones at the police. Police too fired tear gas shells. A drone is being used by the police to monitor the situation in Jafrabad.

The below video shows the high-tension clash that has rocked Delhi Jafrabad (Seelampur) in North East Delhi. 

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News agency PTI also reported that many people were injured in clashes that broke out. An unidentified man was seen holding a handkerchief on his head as blood gushed out. The man could not be identified yet. 

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Image Source : PTI

(Graphic Content) New Delhi: An unidentified person tries to attend to his injury sustained during a demonstration demanding withdrawal of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), at Seelampur in New Delhi, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019.

Delhi Police deployed anti-riot vehicles and deployed drone cameras for footage. 

Meanwhile, some metro stations in the vicinity have been closed as a precautionary measure. Trains will not halt (till further directions) at Seelampur, Welcome, Jafrabad, Gokulpuri, Johri Enclave, Shiv Vihar and Maujpur-Babarpur metro stations.

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