In the wake of the farmers’ tractor rally that twisted violent in New Delhi earlier in the day, it was reported that over 80 Delhi Police personnel were injured and 55 have been admitted to the Delhi’s Lok Nayak Hospital with injuries while one of them is critical. As per reports, the police sustained severe injuries during the violence that broke out during the farmers’ tractor rally today.
The Lok Nayak Hospital admitted 38 police personnel, the Civil Line Hospital 11, the Aruna Asif Ali Hospital eight, and the Lady Hardinge and Tirath Ram Shah Hospital 4 each and every. Other hospitals to obtain injured cops incorporate Maharaja Aggarsen, Tarak, Lal Bahadur Shastri and Balaji Action.In total, 83 Delhi Police personnel have been injured in the violence.
At least two farmers have been also hurt – soon after the tractor they have been in overturned at Chilla on the Delhi-Noida border. Protesters and police clashed at quite a few areas, which includes the ITO and inside the iconic Mughal-era Red Fort, exactly where protesters scaled ramparts – from exactly where the Prime Minister addresses the nation on Independence Day – to raise Sikh religious flags.
Farmers broke by way of police barricades set up at border points major into Delhi Police, who repeatedly appealed for calm and urged protesting farmers to stand down and return to the agreed routes, ultimately resorted to firing tear gas and lathi charges to regain manage. Shocking visuals showed war-like scenes at several areas, with safety forces – which includes the police and paramilitary forces like CRPF and RAF – from time to time outnumbered.