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Attack on student protesters at Indian university

A damaged car is seen parked after the attacks on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), on the university campus in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. New Delhi police are investigating how masked men burst into a leading university and attacked student protesters with sticks and rods, an officer said on Monday, the latest incident to ignite criticism of India's ruling Hindu nationalists.

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A damaged car is seen parked after the attacks on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), on the university campus in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. New Delhi police are investigating how masked men burst into a leading university and...more

A damaged car is seen parked after the attacks on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), on the university campus in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. New Delhi police are investigating how masked men burst into a leading university and attacked student protesters with sticks and rods, an officer said on Monday, the latest incident to ignite criticism of India's ruling Hindu nationalists. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman stands behind the damaged belongings of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) at a hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. Sunday's attack at a university long seen as a bastion of left-wing politics comes as students nationwide lead a campaign against a citizenship law introduced last month by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that is seen as discriminating against Muslims.

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A woman stands behind the damaged belongings of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) at a hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. Sunday's attack at a university long seen as a bastion of left-wing...more

A woman stands behind the damaged belongings of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) at a hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. Sunday's attack at a university long seen as a bastion of left-wing politics comes as students nationwide lead a campaign against a citizenship law introduced last month by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that is seen as discriminating against Muslims. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police in riot gear stand guard outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after clashes between students in New Delhi, India, January 5, 2020. Students and some faculty of the Jawaharlal Nehru University have blamed the incident that injured at least 30 people on a students' union tied to Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party that has increasingly picked on the institution.

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Police in riot gear stand guard outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after clashes between students in New Delhi, India, January 5, 2020. Students and some faculty of the Jawaharlal Nehru University have blamed the incident that injured at...more

Police in riot gear stand guard outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after clashes between students in New Delhi, India, January 5, 2020. Students and some faculty of the Jawaharlal Nehru University have blamed the incident that injured at least 30 people on a students' union tied to Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party that has increasingly picked on the institution. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) cleans broken glasses from his hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. Students put out pictures of mobs entering university residential halls, their faces covered with cloth, carrying sticks and even sledgehammers. Some shouted slogans, threatening death for traitors.

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A student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) cleans broken glasses from his hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. Students put out pictures of mobs entering university residential halls, their faces...more

A student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) cleans broken glasses from his hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. Students put out pictures of mobs entering university residential halls, their faces covered with cloth, carrying sticks and even sledgehammers. Some shouted slogans, threatening death for traitors. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators attend a protest against attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), outside the Gateway of India monument in Mumbai, India, January 6, 2020. Students said police had failed to act, leaving them at the mercy of the mob. Delhi police said they had launched an investigation.

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Demonstrators attend a protest against attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), outside the Gateway of India monument in Mumbai, India, January 6, 2020. Students said police had failed to act, leaving them at the...more

Demonstrators attend a protest against attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), outside the Gateway of India monument in Mumbai, India, January 6, 2020. Students said police had failed to act, leaving them at the mercy of the mob. Delhi police said they had launched an investigation. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Damaged belongings of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are seen at a hostel room after it was attacked by a mob on Sunday, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Damaged belongings of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are seen at a hostel room after it was attacked by a mob on Sunday, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Damaged belongings of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are seen at a hostel room after it was attacked by a mob on Sunday, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Supporters of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party wearing masks carry torches during a protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Supporters of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party wearing masks carry torches during a protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree...more

Supporters of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party wearing masks carry torches during a protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard as supporters of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard as supporters of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020....more

Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard as supporters of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A woman looks at damaged belongings of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) at a hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman looks at damaged belongings of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) at a hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman looks at damaged belongings of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) at a hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators attend a protest against the attacks on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), on the university campus in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators attend a protest against the attacks on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), on the university campus in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators attend a protest against the attacks on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), on the university campus in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police in riot gear stand guard inside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after clashes between students in New Delhi, India, January 5, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police in riot gear stand guard inside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after clashes between students in New Delhi, India, January 5, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police in riot gear stand guard inside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after clashes between students in New Delhi, India, January 5, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the attacks on students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in Chandigarh, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the attacks on students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in Chandigarh, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the attacks on students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in Chandigarh, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Demonstrators create posters during a protest against attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), outside the Gateway of India monument in Mumbai, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators create posters during a protest against attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), outside the Gateway of India monument in Mumbai, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators create posters during a protest against attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), outside the Gateway of India monument in Mumbai, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) looks at a damaged hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) looks at a damaged hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) looks at a damaged hostel room after it was attacked by a mob, in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in Kolkata, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in Kolkata, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in Kolkata, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Demonstrators attend a protest against the attacks on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), on the university campus in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators attend a protest against the attacks on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), on the university campus in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators attend a protest against the attacks on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), on the university campus in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Members of National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of India's main opposition Congress party, attend a protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Members of National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of India's main opposition Congress party, attend a protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020....more

Members of National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of India's main opposition Congress party, attend a protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Supporters of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party wearing masks carry torches during a protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Supporters of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party wearing masks carry torches during a protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree...more

Supporters of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party wearing masks carry torches during a protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in New Delhi, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Demonstrators attend a protest against attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), outside the Gateway of India monument in Mumbai, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators attend a protest against attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), outside the Gateway of India monument in Mumbai, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators attend a protest against attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), outside the Gateway of India monument in Mumbai, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A demonstrator displays a placard and lights up his mobile phone as he attends a protest against the attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in Ahmedabad, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A demonstrator displays a placard and lights up his mobile phone as he attends a protest against the attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in Ahmedabad, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A demonstrator displays a placard and lights up his mobile phone as he attends a protest against the attacks on the students of New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in Ahmedabad, India, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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