New Delhi: Tensions rose high with almost sixty students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) getting injured in the clashes between the students and the police on Sunday. While the agitations have been going on from November 9 against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, situations in New Delhi took a violent turn at once with the students setting DTC buses and a fire tender ablaze in New Friends’ Colony in southeast Delhi. while the police sources claimed that the incident left a cop and two fire personnel injured who were rushed to the nearest hospital, the videos and pictures of the agitations and the angry mob setting buses ablaze and police retaliating are taking rounds on social media.
High tensions prevailed at the premises of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) with the students turning violent which forced the police personnel to use batons and tear gas to disperse them. Abdul Hamid, the Registrar at AMU stated that everything was under control until Sunday evening after which a few of the students with the support of protestors from out of the campus started pelting stones. The angry mob then set four public buses and two police vehicles ablaze, reportedly. “We are arrangements to evacuate the campus and the university will remain shut till January 5,” announced the university authorities. Following the violence, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) closed the entry and exit gates of the Sukhdev Vihar Metro station from Sunday The Delhi police and university authorities claimed that there is no loss of life and property so far.
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