A man wielding a gun reportedly opened fire during an anti-CAA protest outside Jamia Millia Islamia on Thursday afternoon in which a student was injured. The injured identified as Shadab was immediately rushed to Holy Family hospital.
According to the early reports, the man behind the violence has been identified as Gopal. A shocking video of the incident has gone viral where the accused man with the gun could be heard saying, “Yeh lo azaadi…Hindustan zindabad…Delhi Police zindabad.”
Watch Jamia Millia Violence video here:
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The students to Jamia were to hold a march to Rajghat on the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Meanwhile, witnessing the rising tension, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation announced to close the entry & exit gates of Jama Masjid, ITO and Delhi Gate metro stations.
Entry & exit gates of Jama Masjid, ITO and Delhi Gate are closed.
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (@OfficialDMRC) January 30, 2020
On December 15, protests in Jamia against the amended citizenship Act turned violent, Four DTC buses, 100 private vehicles, and 10 police bikes were damaged. Police had even entered the university campus and allegedly attacked students.