Petrol bomb hurled near Shaheen Bagh protest site

ArticlePetrol bomb hurled near Shaheen Bagh protest site


New Delhi: Petrol bombs were hurled at barricades placed a few meters away from the Shaheen Bagh protesters, Delhi police said on Sunday.

However, the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of the area, Kumar Gyanesh added that no one was injured and a preliminary inquiry revealed that the bombs were not meant to attack the protesters.

“Petrol Bomb was hurled on barricades away from the protesters, we have recovered some bottles used in the case and are investigating on it,” Additional DCP, Kumar Gyanesh said.

“Two people were seen on a bike near the barricades, we are checking the CCTV footages for detailed investigation,” Gyanesh added.

Senior police officials have also added that they are investigating if the bottles had crude oil in it or their some other chemicals used in the bottles that were thrown at the barricades.

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