• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Anti-CAA stir: 11 dead in violence across Uttar Pradesh

By PTI
|

Lucknow, Dec 21: At least 11 people, including an 8-year-old boy, have lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh as the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act turned violent in the state, officials said on Saturday.

Four deaths were reported from Meerut district, while the boy lost his life in a stampede in Varanasi when a violent mob was being chased by police personnel, they said.

Anti-CAA stir: 11 dead in violence across Uttar Pradesh

After Friday prayers, six people were killed as protesters clashed with the police at several places in the state. They hurled stones and torched vehicles, the officials said There have been reports of firing on police personnel deployed to maintain law and order, they said.

    CAA protests across UP turn violent, over 8 people dead | Oneindia News

    Citizenship Act protests: Car set on fire in Delhi's Daryaganj; anti-riot vehicle called in

    Six policemen also received bullet injuries in various parts of the state, they said, adding the condition of one policeman continued to be critical.

    Violence during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests has so far claimed lives in Bijnor, Sambhal, Firozabad, Kanpur, Varanasi and Meerut in the state.

    For Daily Alerts
    Get Instant News Updates
    Enable
    x
    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Done
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more
    X