Top news pictures: Sri Lanka plane crash, ASHA workers protest rally, and more

Here are some of the top images of the day

People gather to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Chennai on January 3, 2019. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan
Congress leaders and activists burning papers of G.N. Rao Committee report at Andhraratna Bhavan in Vijayawada on Friday. Photo: V. Raju
Sri Lankan police officers and civilians stand at the crash site of air force plane in Haputale, Sri Lanka, on January 3, 2020. A Sri Lankan air force plane crashed on Friday, killing all four crew members on board. The Chinese built Y-12 aircraft was flying to the east coast when it crashed in a mountainous area, killing all four people on board. Photo: AP
Large number of Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers from all over Karnataka, taking out a protest rally from Bengaluru Railway station to Freedom Park against State Government demanding permanent jobs and hike in salaries on January 03, 2020. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison tours the fire devastated Wildflower farm in Sarsfield, Victoria on January 3, 2020. Australian bushfires so far killed two and have scorched more than 4 million hectares of bushland and destroyed over 1,000 homes, including 381 homes destroyed. Navy ships plucked hundreds of people from beaches and tens of thousands were urged to flee before hot weather and strong winds in the forecast. Photo: AP
A scene from Tindivanam Road in Puducherry at 8:30 a.m., where a thick blanket of fog lasted for several hours creating trouble to the motorists to wade through. Due to poor visibility, heavy vehicles had to switch on their headlights. Puducherry and several parts of Tamil Nadu including Chennai witnessed a morning blanketed by thick fog on January 3, 2020. Photo: S.S. Kumar
A burning vehicle at the Baghdad International Airport following an airstrike on January 3, 2020. Three rockets hit Baghdad International Airport killing seven people including Gen Qassim Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force. The U.S. military carried out the attack, at the direction of President Donald Trump. Photo: AP
Residents walk near the wreckage of vehicles that were swept away by flood in Bekasi, Indonesia on January 3, 2020. Severe flooding in greater Jakarta has killed scores of people and displaced tens of thousands others. The capital city witnessed the heaviest rain in more than 20 years. Photo: AP

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