Uttar Pradesh under siege: Riots against CAA claim 6 lives | Sirf News
Topics: Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) | Uttar Pradesh
The occasion of Friday namaz turned into an excuse to hold entire Uttar Pradesh to ransom, with police bearing the brunt of the attacks – Sirf News
Uttar Pradesh – Violence in the name of protesting against the amended citizenship law refuses to subside in Uttar Pradesh. The situation in Meerut has become uncontrollable. In the clash between miscreants and police here, one person has died after being shot at. In Kanpur, eight people were shot at.
From Kanpur, the frenzy spread to Firozabad and finally Bahraich. Stones were pelted at the police and public and private properties destroyed in Muzaffarnagar, Gorakhpur, Hapur, Bulandshahr, Amroha, Moradabad and Hapur districts. The activists-cum-rioters vandalised vehicles in Hapur and pelted stones indiscriminately.
The protesters went on a rampage in Meerut, Muzaffarnagar and Bijnor on Friday to make their point against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Three died due to bullet injuries in Meerut. In Bijnor, two people died after being shot at. One person has died in Muzaffarnagar.