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Police firing ‘live rounds’ and tear gas clash with protesters demonstrating against citizenship bill that ...

Indian police have fired what appear to be warning shots and tear gas to disperse protesters during violent clashes in the capital and the northeast, as outrage spreads over a citizenship bill that excludes Muslims. Two firefighters were injured when demonstrators, including locals and students from Jamia Millia Islamia University, torched buses, cars and motorbikes in leafy south Delhi on Sunday. A witness said police retaliated by charging with their batons and firing tear gas at the protesters in a bid to disperse them. Download the new Indpendent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now Video footage shared on social media also appeared to show police...


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