Northeast Delhi violence: Death toll climbs to 10, more than 100 injured

DN Bureau

The toll in the incidents of violence that took place in various areas of the capital over the past two days has increased to ten.

Violence-hit Bhajanpura area
Violence-hit Bhajanpura area

New Delhi: The death toll rose to ten on Tuesday in the violence over the amended citizenship law that has rocked northeast Delhi, GTB Hospital authorities said.

Four people were declared brought dead by doctors at the hospital on Tuesday, they said.

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Thirty-five injured people were also brought to the hospital, the authorities added.

"Fifty per cent of those injured sustained bullet injuries," a doctor at the hospital said.

On Monday, the violence claimed lives of five people, including Delhi Police head constable Ratan Lal. (PTI)

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