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Violence continues for third day in northeast Delhi

Protesters during a clash at Khajoori area, in New Delhi on February 24, 2020

Protesters during a clash at Khajoori area, in New Delhi on February 24, 2020   | Photo Credit: Sushil Kumar Verma

Incidents of stone-pelting reported in several areas

Violence continued for the third consecutive day in several parts of northeast Delhi on Tuesday. Incidents of stone-pelting in Maujpur, Brahampuri and other adjoining areas were reported.

Police have deployed Rapid Action Force in areas that were severely hit by the riots.

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According to Delhi Fire Services, three firemen were injured in violence-hit northeast Delhi.

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On Monday, the department received 45 calls. A fire tender was pelted with stones, while another was torched by protesters.

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