Seven killed, round 150 injured in Indian protest violence – police official

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NEW DELHI (Information) – A minimum of seven individuals had been killed and about 150 had been injured in clashes on Monday within the Indian capital throughout protests over a brand new citizenship regulation, a police official advised Information on Tuesday.

β€œSeven individuals together with one head constable of Delhi police have died,” mentioned Anil Mittal, a Delhi police officer, including that round 150 individuals had been injured within the violence on Monday.

The clashes erupted between hundreds demonstrating for and towards the brand new citizenship regulation. Police used tear gasoline and smoke grenades, however struggled to disperse the stone-throwing crowds.

Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Writing by Euan Rocha; Modifying by Christian Schmollinger