New Delhi: Before a standoff between police and students at Jamia Milia Islamia campus could calm down over the Citizenship Amendment Act, another one of a similar kind broke out between police and protesting students in Aligarh Muslim University on Sunday. This is the second such violent protest happening in a day.
As per updates, police fired tear gas shells at protesters outside the AMU campus after protesters pelted stones at them. The protest took a violent turn when police tried to pacify the agitating students on the campus. The students at the AMU mounted a violent protest against the police crackdown on students in Jamia Milia in Delhi.
As part of the security concern, additional police forces have been rushed to the spot from adjoining districts. In addition to this, Rapid Action Force has also been deployed in the campus.
The clash between police and students erupted when protesters pelted stones at the police. The protestors shouted abusive slogans against the police as well.
As per updates, two policemen along with senior police and several journalists were injured in the violence. Police firing was also reported from inside the campus.
As per the latest report, the AMU has been closed till January 5 and the internet has been suspended on the campus for an indefinite period.