Violence in Indian Capital Casts Shadow over Trump’s Visit
Black smoke rose into the sky over northeastern New Delhi after Hindu protesters set fruit and vegetable shops and a Muslim shrine on fire, witnesses said.
- Published 25 February 2020
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NEW DELHI (AP) — An angry group of Hindus carrying pickaxes and iron rods hurled rocks Tuesday at Muslims in a fresh round of violent protests in the Indian capital over a new citizenship law, with at least 10 people killed in two days of clashes that cast a shadow over U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to the country. After talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trump told reporters that he had heard about…