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Delhi violence death toll reaches 42 with four more deaths at GTB Hospital

Nearly 7,000 paramilitary personnel have been deployed in the affected areas of the northeast district since Monday.

Published: 28th February 2020 04:57 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th February 2020 05:30 PM   |  A+A-

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Mortal remains of a riot victim after autopsy at GTB Hospital in New Delhi. (Photo | Parveen Negi, EPS)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The death toll in the Delhi's communal violence has gone up to 42 now with four more fatalities being recorded at the city's GTB Hospital on Friday, officials said.

The number stood at 38 till Thursday. The Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital has recorded 38 deaths, the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital three, and the Jag Pravesh Chandra Hospital has reported one. Nearly 7,000 paramilitary personnel have been deployed in the affected areas of the northeast district since Monday to assist hundreds of Delhi police men and women to maintain peace.

More than 250 people have been injured in the communal clashes. The areas mainly affected include Jafrabad, Maujpur, Chand Bagh, Khureji Khas and Bhajanpura.



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