Violence continues for third day in northeast Delhi, death toll rises to 7

Kusum Tewari

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.

Death toll in northeast Delhi violence has climbed to seven, a senior police officer told PTI.

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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