Violence continues for third day in northeast Delhi

Incidents of stone-pelting reported in several areas

February 25, 2020 10:29 am | Updated 02:22 pm IST - NEW 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

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.

Also read:Policeman among 5 killed in Delhi violence over CAA

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

Also read: Blood, injustice and anger burn the streets of north-east Delhi

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

Also read: Arvind Kejriwal calls urgent meeting with all party MLAs of affected areas

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