People injured in riots shifted to Chand Bagh Hospital: Delhi Police

ANI New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 26, 2020, 03.17 PM(IST)

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Sources also said that Doval will also brief Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Cabinet about the prevailing situation.

People who were admitted at a hospital in Chand Bagh following their injuries in incidents of violence in North-East Delhi have been shifted to another hospital on Wednesday for proper medical treatment, police said.

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DK Gupta, Additional DCP told ANI that this move has been taken in accordance with the orders of the Delhi High Court.

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"There were four bodies and 20 injured victims at a hospital in Chand Bagh. We had to shift them to another hospital as per High Court orders. All the victims have been shifted to another hospital now so that they can get proper medical treatment," he said.

With sporadic incidents of violence being reported from the area, government sources have told ANI that the National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval has been given the charge of bringing normalcy in the capital.

Sources also said that Doval will also brief Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Cabinet about the prevailing situation.

Notably, the NSA last night had visited Jafrabad, Seelampur and other parts of North-east Delhi where he held talks with leaders of different communities.

Violent clashes erupted between pro and anti-CAA groups in parts of North-East Delhi on Monday, leading to widespread vandalism and arson for over two days.

As many as 20 people have lost their lives and around 190 are injured in the violence that ensued in different parts of North-East Delhi