Three firemen injured in violence-hit northeast Delhi

DN Bureau

Three firemen were injured as the Delhi Fire Service attended to 45 calls from violence-hit northeast Delhi.

Three firemen injured in violence (Representational Image)
Three firemen injured in violence (Representational Image)

New Delhi: Three firemen were injured as the Delhi Fire Service attended to 45 calls from violence-hit northeast Delhi, said a senior fire department officer on Tuesday.

On Monday, the department received 45 calls and in attending to those, a fire tender was pelted with stones while another was torched by protesters.

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Three firemen sustained injuries, he added.

Violence spiralled over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi on Monday with frenzied protesters torching houses, shops, vehicles and a petrol pump, besides hurling stones.

Also Read: Situation is very tense- Police on violence in North-East Delhi

A head constable was among four people killed and at least 50 others, including several paramilitary and Delhi Police personnel, were injured in the violence. (PTI) 

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