Delhi Violence

Updates from our reporters on the ground in northeast Delhi

26 February 2020
On 24 February 2020, armed right-wing mobs set fire to Muslim houses in the Maujpur area of northeast Delhi. According to eyewitness accounts, earlier that morning, Hindu households in the Dharmapuri gali, near Maujpur, had put up saffron flags to mark their houses so that they would be spared by the rampaging mobs.
Javed Sultan
On 24 February 2020, armed right-wing mobs set fire to Muslim houses in the Maujpur area of northeast Delhi. According to eyewitness accounts, earlier that morning, Hindu households in the Dharmapuri gali, near Maujpur, had put up saffron flags to mark their houses so that they would be spared by the rampaging mobs.
Javed Sultan

6 March 2020

5.15 pm: #DelhiViolence | UPDATE: The death toll has risen to 53. Officials from four hospitals—Jag Parvesh Chander, Lok Nayak Jai Prakash, Ram Manohar Lohia and Guru Tegh Bahadur—have confirmed that a total of one, three, five and 44 persons, respectively, have died at these hospitals.

5.15 pm: #DelhiViolence | UPDATE: Death toll at GTB hospital has reached 44, according to Sunil Kumar, the hospital's medical director. Of these, 13 died from gunshots; 3 from stab wounds; one from stab and gunshot wounds; and 24 from assault and burn injuries. 

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