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Delhi Riots

A head constable was among seven people killed and at least 150 others, including several paramilitary and Delhi Police personnel, were injured as violence spiralled over the Citizenship Amendment Act in northeast Delhi.

February 25, 2020

Charred remains of vehicles set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law, in Shiv Vihar of Northeast Delhi

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View of a vandalized and burned shop following Tuesday's violence over the amended citizenship law in Shiv Vihar.

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Shiv Vihar.

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Security personal outside a burnt property following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Shiv Vihar.

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A slingshot believed to have been used to hurl brickbats is seen tied to a railing in the backdrop of charred remains of vehicles set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law, in Shiv Vihar area of northeast Delhi. The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 42 on Friday.

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Charred remains of vehicles set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law, outside an auto showroom in Khajuri Khas of Northeast Delhi.

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Tyre tubes and slingshots are seen at a rooftop of a school following communal violence over the amended citizenship law, in Shiv Vihar area of northeast Delhi.

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People take refuge at a residence in Chaman Park area of Mustafabad in Northeast Delhi. The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 39 till today.

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Forensics investigate the premises of suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain's house following clashes over new citizenship law, at Karawal Nagar in northeast Delhi. Hussain, is accused of being involved in the killing of Intelligence Bureau (IB) staffer Ankit Sharma (26), who was found dead in a drain near his home in northeast Delhi's riot-hit area.

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People leave their houses after clashes over the new citizenship law, at Brij Puri area of northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol a street following clashes over new citizenship law, at Mustafabad in northeast Delhi.

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An Indian flag is seen on a fence overlooking a deserted market area of riot-affected part of northeast Delhi.

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Police secure the area during investigation of riot affected sites, at Khajoori Khas in northeast Delhi.

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A local stands near a barricaded street following Tuesday's clashes over the new citizenship law, at Brij Puri area of northeast Delhi.

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People leave their houses following Tuesday's clashes over the new citizenship law, at Brij Puri area of northeast Delhi.

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Forensics and police personnel investigate areas and house which were burnt and vandalized by rioters in Tuesday's violence over new citizenship law, at Khajoori Khas in northeast Delhi. The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 39 on Friday.

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A shopkeeper sorts through the charred remains of a vandalized and burned shop, following Tuesday's violence, at Khajuri Khas extension area of northeast Delhi. There were some areas of normalcy in the riot-hit localities of northeast Delhi with shops opening.

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A man stands outside a vandalized and burned shop following Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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Paramilitary soldiers patrol a street vandalized in Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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A burnt property following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Northeast Delhi.

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Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal interacts with residents during her inspection following clashes over the new citizenship law, at Khajuri Khas area of Northeast Delhi.

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A crate of Molotov cocktails are seen on the roof of a house following Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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A woman stands near charred remains of vandalised property set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law, in northeast Delhi.

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A Delhi municipal worker stands next to heaps of the remains of vehicles, steel cupboards and other materials on a street vandalized in Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Jafrabad area of northeast Delhi.

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People leave their houses following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Shiv Vihar area of northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Yamuna Vihar area of northeast Delhi.

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A woman carrying a child walks past charred remains of vehicles set ablaze by rioters following communal violence over the amended citizenship law, in Yamuna Vihar area of northeast Delhi.

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Azra Khatun weeps as she waits to receive the body of her newphew Ashfaq Hussain (22), who was killed during communal violence in northeast Delhi area over the amended citizenship law, outside the mortuary of GTB hospital in New Delhi. The death toll in the communal violence has reached 32 on Thursday.

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People leave their houses following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Brij Puri area of northeast Delhi.

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People leave their houses following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Yamuna Vihar area of northeast Delhi.

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A passer-by looks at an abandoned body lying in a nullah at Brahampuri area following communal violence over the amended citizenship law, in northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Yamuna Vihar area of northeast Delhi.

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A charred car sits on a ravaged street in Karawal Nagar

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Charred remains of a vandalised property set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law, at Shiv Vihar area of northeast Delhi.

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Charred remains of vehicles set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law, at Shivpuri area of north east Delhi.

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Relatives of the victims, killed during communal violence in northeast Delhi area over the amended citizenship law, wait outside the mortuary of GTB hospital in New Delhi. The death toll in the communal violence has reached 32 on Thursday.

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National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval interacts with Special Commissioner of Police in Delhi S.N. Srivastava during his visit to the riot affected areas to assess ground situation, in north east Delhi.

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National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval during his visit to the riot affected areas to assess ground situation, in north east Delhi. At least 22 people have lost their lives in the communal violence over the amended citizenship law as police struggled to check the rioters who ran amok on streets, burning and looting shops, pelting stones and thrashing people.

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Delhi Police Special Commissioner (Law and Order) S N Shrivastava inspects Johar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi.

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Security personnel during a flag march on the Jafrabad-Maujpur road in the wake of the violence in northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel conduct patrolling as they walk past Bhagirathi Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi.

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Charred remains of vehicles set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law at Shiv Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi.

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Brick-bats are seen amid vandalised properties in Bhagirathi Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi. At least 22 people have lost their lives in the communal violence over the amended citizenship law as police struggled to check the rioters who ran amok on streets, burning and looting shops, pelting stones and thrashing people.

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Brick-bats are seen amid vandalised properties in Bhagirathi Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi.

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Charred remains of vehicles allegedly set ablaze by rioters during communal violence over the amended citizenship law at Shiv Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi.

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Security personnel conduct patrolling as they walk past Bhagirathi Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi.

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A vandalised private school in Shiv Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi.

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Books lie scattered at the Rajdhani Public School which was vandalized in Tuesday's violence at Shiv Vihar in New Delhi.

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A Delhi police officer makes announcements to warn residents from venturing outside their homes as security officers patrol a street in New Delhi.

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A motorcyclist drives past shops that were set on fire by mobs in New Delhi.

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A woman looks at a fuel station burnt during violence in New Delhi.

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A safe of a shop lie outside after it was ransacked during riots as paramilitary soldiers stand guard in New Delhi.

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Security officers order a shop to be shut in New Delhi. At least 20 people were killed in three days of clashes in New Delhi, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals were overflowed with dozens of injured people, authorities said.

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Electricity department officers fix lines after they were vandalized in New Delhi.

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Paramilitary force soldiers take out a flag march in a senstitive area that saw violence on Tuesday, in New Delhi.

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Paramilitary force soldiers ask people to go back in their houses after Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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Fire fighters douse a fire at Gokul puri tyre market which was burnt Tuesday in New Delhi.

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A family walks past a road littered with stones after Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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A group of people huddle together in the back of a mini truck and leave the area after Tuesday's violence in New Delhi. At least 20 people were killed in three days of clashes in New Delhi, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals were overflowed with dozens of injured people, authorities said.

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A burnt tractor stands on a road littered with stones after Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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Burnt cars stand on a street that saw clashes Tuesday in New Delhi.

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Fire fighters douse a fire at Gokul puri tyre market which was burnt Tuesday in New Delhi.

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A man stands on a car vandalized in Tuesday's violence in New Delhi.

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Passersby stand near vehicles which were set ablaze by rioters following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Yamuna Vihar area of northeast Delhi. Communal violence over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi had claimed at least 20 lives till today as police struggled to check the rioters who ran amok on streets, burning and looting shops, pelting stones and thrashing people.

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Smoke rises after miscreants set fire to a shop during clashes over the new citizenship law, in Khajuri Khas area of northeast Delhi. Communal violence over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi had claimed at least 20 lives till today.

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Security personnel stand near a burning shop following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Gokulpuri area of northeast Delhi.

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Firefighters attempt to douse fire in a burning shop following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Gokulpuri area of northeast Delhi.

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Passersby stand near shops which were vandalized by rioters during clashes over the new citizenship law at Karawal Nagar area of North-East Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, near Maujpur metro station in northeast Delhi. Communal violence over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi had claimed at least 20 lives till today.

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Delhi Police's Special CP (Law & Order) SN Srivastava (R) and Delhi Police spokesperson ACP Mandeep Singh Randhawa inspect Bhajanpura area following clashes over the new citizenship law, in northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Bhagirathi area of northeast Delhi.

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People leave their houses during clashes over the new citizenship law at Khajauri Khas area of North-East Delhi.

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People leave their houses during clashes over the new citizenship law at Bhajanpura area of North-East Delhi.

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East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) workers clear brick-bats lying on Maujpur-Babarpur road following clashes over the new citizenship law, in northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Maujpur area of northeast Delhi. Communal violence over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi had claimed at least 20 lives.

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, at Bhagirathi area of northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, at Bhagirathi area of northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel stand guard on a street following clashes over the new citizenship law, near Jafrabad metro station in northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Maujpur area of northeast Delhi.

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Security personnel stand guard following clashes over the new citizenship law, near Jafrabad metro station in northeast Delhi.

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A mob vandalizes a shop and damages vehicles during violence between two groups in New Delhi.

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A vandalized street following violence between two groups in New Delhi.

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Push carts belonging to street vendors go up in flames after clashes between two groups in New Delhi.

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Security officers guard a street in a locality experiencing violence between two groups in Bhajanpura are of New Delhi.

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A man receives treatment after being injured during clashes between two groups protesting a contentious new citizenship law, at Al-Hind hospital in old Mustafabad area of New Delhi.

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Rioters set ablaze a shop during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in at Gokalpuri in north east Delhi.

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A neighbourhood vandalised by rioters during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi.

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Security personnel stand guard near a neighbourhood vandalised by rioters during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi.

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Smoke billows from Gokalpuri neighbourhood during clashes between those against and supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in East Delhi.

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Security personnel stand guard near a neighbourhood vandalised by rioters during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi.

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Security personnel conduct flag march during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi. .

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Security personnel conduct flag march during clashes between those against and supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi.

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Security personnel conduct flag march during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi.

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Jafrabad masjid Imam (C) walks towards the site of clash between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi.

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A boy walks past a neighbourhood vandalised by rioters during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in north east Delhi.

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Heavy security deployed following clashes over the new citizenship law at Maujpur area of East Delhi.

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Locals and a policeman look on as smoke rises after miscreants set fire to a shop during clashes over the new citizenship law, at Karawal Nagar area of East Delhi.

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Smoke rises after miscreants set fire to a shop during clashes over the new citizenship law, at Karawal Nagar area of East Delhi.

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People stand by a gasoline station that was set on fire Monday in New Delhi. At least seven people, including a police officer, were killed and dozens were injured in clashes between hundreds of supporters and opponents of a new citizenship law, police said.

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A man holds a stick and walks on a deserted road after clashes erupted in the area, in New Delhi.

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Heavy security deployed following the clashes over the new citizenship law at Jaffarabad area of East Delhi.

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Passersby look at the charred remains of vehicles which were set ablaze by rioters during clashes over the new citizenship law, at Mustafabad area of East Delhi.

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Passersby look at the charred petrol pump which was set ablaze by rioters yesterday during clashes over the new citizenship law, in Bhajanpura area of East Delhi.

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Security personnel stand guard on the Chand Bagh - Bhajan Pura road in northeast Delhi. At least 7 people have been killed in clashes over the new citizenship law.

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A protestor brandishes a pistol during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi.

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A protestor brandishes a pistol during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi.

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Protestors hurl brick-bats during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi.

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A protestor (R) brandishes a pistol during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi.

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A car in flames near a vandalised fruit shop during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Chand Bagh in north-east Delhi.

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A road strewn with brick-bats during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi.

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Vehicles set ablaze as protestors throw brick-bats during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi.

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Protestors vandalize a car during a clash between a group of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Maujpur crossing, in northeast Delhi.

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Vehicles set ablaze as protestors throw brick-bats during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi.

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Protestors throw brick-bats during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Chand Bagh in Bhajanpura, in north-east Delhi.

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Protestors during clashes between a group of anti-CAA protestors and supporters of the new citizenship act, at Jafrabad in north-east Delhi.

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A group of CAA supporters arrives at Maujpur crossing in northeast Delhi. Pro and anti-citizenship act protestors got engaged in violent clashes at Jafrabad.

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Heavy police deployment after clashes broke out between pro and anti-CAA groups during a protest, near Babarpur area of East Delhi.

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Heavy police deployment after clashes broke out between pro and anti-CAA groups during a protest, near Babarpur area of East Delhi.

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Protestors hurl stones after clashes broke out between pro and anti-CAA groups at Maujpur area, in East Delhi.

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Women carrying household items walks past charred remains of vehicles set ablaze by rioters following communal violence over the amended citizenship law, in northeast Delhi.

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Woman speaks to media at communal violence hit area of northeast Delhi.

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