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Death toll rise in Delhi riots. Ajit Doval visits Delhi

As the riots in Delhi takes violent forms, the death toll has risen  to 18.

Stone-throwing between rival groups, arson and vandalism on Tuesday marked unrelenting violence over citizenship law protests for more than 24 hours in northeast Delhi. Over 150 people have been injured in the clashes.

Late last night, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval visited areas affected by the violence and met with top police officers. Mr Doval visited areas such as Seelampur, Jaffrabad, Maujpur and Gokulpuri Chowk  to take stock of the law and order situation.

The Union Cabinet will meet today to discuss the violence in the capital.

The Delhi High Court, in a late-night order, asked the police to ensure safe passage and emergency treatment for those injured in the unprecedented violence in the capital since for the last three days.


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