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Gunman fires on citizenship law protest at Indian university

An unidentified man brandishes a gun during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, January 30, 2020. The gunman went live on Facebook to warn he was taking his "final journey" before firing at the protest.

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An unidentified man brandishes a gun during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, January 30, 2020. The gunman went live on Facebook to warn he was taking his "final journey" before...more

An unidentified man brandishes a gun during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, January 30, 2020. The gunman went live on Facebook to warn he was taking his "final journey" before firing at the protest. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A wounded man, who police said was injured in his hand, is helped after the shooting. The gunman, dressed in a black jacket, brandished a single-barrel weapon as he stood meters away from dozens of policemen outside Jamia Millia Islamia University, where more than 1,000 protesters had gathered for a march.

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A wounded man, who police said was injured in his hand, is helped after the shooting. The gunman, dressed in a black jacket, brandished a single-barrel weapon as he stood meters away from dozens of policemen outside Jamia Millia Islamia University,...more

A wounded man, who police said was injured in his hand, is helped after the shooting. The gunman, dressed in a black jacket, brandished a single-barrel weapon as he stood meters away from dozens of policemen outside Jamia Millia Islamia University, where more than 1,000 protesters had gathered for a march. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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An unidentified man reacts as he brandishes a gun during a protest. He shouted slogans against the protesters, including hijab clad women, before firing at them in the first such incident in the capital during more than a month of demonstrations.

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An unidentified man reacts as he brandishes a gun during a protest. He shouted slogans against the protesters, including hijab clad women, before firing at them in the first such incident in the capital during more than a month of...more

An unidentified man reacts as he brandishes a gun during a protest. He shouted slogans against the protesters, including hijab clad women, before firing at them in the first such incident in the capital during more than a month of demonstrations. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A police officer detains the gunman. "He was in front of all the people - protesters and policemen who were standing nearby, but he jumped in from this side, brandished the gun and said 'Come I will give you freedom'," a witness who gave his name as Aamir said.

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A police officer detains the gunman. "He was in front of all the people - protesters and policemen who were standing nearby, but he jumped in from this side, brandished the gun and said 'Come I will give you freedom'," a witness who gave his name as...more

A police officer detains the gunman. "He was in front of all the people - protesters and policemen who were standing nearby, but he jumped in from this side, brandished the gun and said 'Come I will give you freedom'," a witness who gave his name as Aamir said. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Police detain the gunman after the shooting. Minutes before firing, the shooter, who identified himself as "Rambhakt Gopal" had uploaded posts onto his Facebook profile saying this will be his "final journey" and urging readers to "remember his family." His video showed him walking through a road near Jamia, where the students were gathering. On his Facebook the shooter had also posted photos of himself posing with a gun and he is seen wearing a saffron T-shirt, the color of Hindu nationalists.

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Police detain the gunman after the shooting. Minutes before firing, the shooter, who identified himself as "Rambhakt Gopal" had uploaded posts onto his Facebook profile saying this will be his "final journey" and urging readers to "remember his...more

Police detain the gunman after the shooting. Minutes before firing, the shooter, who identified himself as "Rambhakt Gopal" had uploaded posts onto his Facebook profile saying this will be his "final journey" and urging readers to "remember his family." His video showed him walking through a road near Jamia, where the students were gathering. On his Facebook the shooter had also posted photos of himself posing with a gun and he is seen wearing a saffron T-shirt, the color of Hindu nationalists. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. The Citizenship Amendment Act fast-tracks Indian citizenship for non-Muslim minorities from three neighboring countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has rejected the protests and members of his Hindu nationalist party and its affiliates have painted the protesters as anti-nationals.

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Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. The Citizenship Amendment Act fast-tracks Indian citizenship for non-Muslim minorities from three neighboring countries. Prime Minister...more

Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. The Citizenship Amendment Act fast-tracks Indian citizenship for non-Muslim minorities from three neighboring countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has rejected the protests and members of his Hindu nationalist party and its affiliates have painted the protesters as anti-nationals. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. Thursday's shooting raised concerns from the opposition that youths are trying to take the law into their own hands to crush any dissent against the government.

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Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. Thursday's shooting raised concerns from the opposition that youths are trying to take the law into their own hands to crush any dissent...more

Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. Thursday's shooting raised concerns from the opposition that youths are trying to take the law into their own hands to crush any dissent against the government. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators try to remove police barricades during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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