2 Dead As Pro And Anti-CAA Protesters Clash In Delhi's Jaffrabad
Houses, shops and trains were torched in Jaffrabad while a petrol pump was set on fire in Karawal Nagar. Section 144 has been imposed in the affected areas and the atmosphere of tension remains intact. Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Seelampur, Chandbagh, Kardampuri areas of North East Delhi witnessed the maximum impact from the violence. Amid stone-pelting in these areas, the police had to lathi-charge and a stampede broke out in the entire area. Delhi Police has issued a statement urging people to maintain peace and harmony and not to believe any rumors. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, 'Peace, harmony in some parts of Delhi is disturbing news. I appeal to LG Anil Baijal and Home Minister Amit Shah to restore peace as well as law and order. Nobody should be allowed such heinousness. '
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मैंने अभी LG साहिब से बात की। उन्होंने भरोसा दिलाया कि और पुलिस फ़ोर्स भेजी जा रही है। किसी के भी द्वारा हिंसा बर्दाश्त नहीं की जाएगी। मेरी सभी लोगों से विनती है कि कृपया शांति बनाए रखें। हिंसा से कोई समाधान नहीं निकलेगा। https://t.co/d3biQqr13X— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) February 24, 2020
One policeman dead, several houses, vehicles, and shops set on fire as pro and anti CAA protesters clash in Delhi’s #Jafrabad. #Section144 imposed in the region to control the volatile situation@RaGa_reports #DelhiPolice #Maujpur #CAA_NRCProtests #CAA_NRC_NPR pic.twitter.com/avPSiWS1rY— GoNewsIndia (@GoNews_India) February 24, 2020