Farmers tractor rally in Delhi quickly turned violent when the protesters broke the barricade, attacked police personnel and destroyed a DTC bus.
The protesters reached the Red Fort and tried to take down the gate. One protester has reportedly died after a tractor overturned. Farmers claim he was shot.
The incident happened on the DDU Marg near ITO in Central Delhi. Farmers have wrapped the body in a national flag.
Latest reports say that the farmers have hoisted flags from the ramparts of the red fort.
Amid the chaos and violence, Connaught Place has been closed following Delhi police advisory, says Traders' association.
Delhi Metro also closed several metro stations including Entry/exit gates of Samaypur Badli, Rohini Sector 18/19, Haiderpur Badli Mor, Jahangir Puri, Adarsh Nagar, Azadpur, Model Town, GTB Nagar, Vishwavidyalaya, Vidhan Sabha and Civil Lines.
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