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Delhi violence updates: 42 killed, schools in northeast Delhi to remain shut till March 7

Delhi violence updates: 42 killed, schools in northeast Delhi to remain shut till March 7

In wake of violence that rocked the national capital, authorities have decided to keep all the schools closed till March 7 in Northeast Delhi.

Security personnel have intensified peace-keeping measures across neighbourhoods in northeast Delhi in view of the communal violence that broke out Sunday, which has claimed 42 lives. In the last 24 hours, security personnel have held flag marches across neighbourhoods and spoke to people about keeping calm in the face of any provocation. Police used microphones to make the announcements.

According to the police, 123 FIRs have been filed so far while 630 people have been detained. At least 47 peace committee meetings have been held in affected localities. "We have controlled the situation in northeast Delhi," Additional CP M S Randhawa told reporters on Friday.

(Inputs from indianexpress.com)

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