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Toll Rises To 20; Army Should Be Called In, Says Kejriwal

New Delhi: The demise toll in northeast Delhi communal violence over the amended citizenship legislation rose to 20 on Wednesday, in response to GTB Hospital authorities.

On Tuesday, the demise toll was 13.

“The death toll has risen to 20 today,” Medical Superintendent of GTB Hospital, Sunil Kumar, informed PTI.

In the meantime, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday mentioned the Military must be known as in as police is unable to manage the scenario regardless of all its efforts following the violence in elements of northeast Delhi.

The chief minister mentioned the scenario has turn into “alarming”, including that he’s writing to Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah.

“I have been in touch with large no. of people whole nite (night). Situation alarming. Police, despite all its efforts, unable to control situation and instil confidence (sic),” Kejriwal tweeted.

“Army shud (should) be called in and curfew imposed in rest of affected areas immediately. Am writing to Hon’ble HM to this effect,” he added.

Earlier, at the very least 4 our bodies had been delivered to the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital from the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital, a senior official mentioned.

(PTI)

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