‘Shoot at sight’ orders to water cannons and barricades — here’s what Delhi police did in the last 14 hours

  • District administration sealed three borders adjoining Northeast Delhi and imposed Section 144 in the district.
  • Curfews have been imposed in Maujpur, Jafrabad, Chand Bagh, Karawal Nagar.
  • The Delhi Police cleared the Jaffrabad road and issued a ‘shoot-at-sight’ order in Northeast Delhi.
Northeast Delhi is on fire as what started as protests quickly escalated to clashes and turned violent. It has already claimed 18 lives and as many as 180 are injured, according to GTB Hospital authorities.

Pictures of mobs setting shops, petrol pumps on fire are shared on social media. Localities like Chand Bagh Bhajanpura, Maujpur-Babarpur and Jafrabad witnessed numerous shooting incidents too. As Trump concluded his 36-hour visit to India, the Delhi police took multiple steps to control the violence.

District administration sealed three borders adjoining Northeast Delhi and imposed Section 144 in the district. All the bars and liquor vendors were instructed to remain closed between 4 and 10 pm. Bars inside hotels, and pubs will be shut. Delhi Police cleared the Jaffrabad road and issued a ‘shoot-at-sight’ order in Northeast Delhi.


Here is all that the authorities did in the last 14 hours:

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