Death toll rises to 24 from Delhi riots during Trump trip

Activists from different organizations hold banners calling for peace and communal harmony following violence in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. At least 20 people were killed and 189 injured in three days of clashes in New Delhi that coincided with U.S. President Donald Trump's first state visit to India, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals continue to take in the wounded, authorities said Wednesday.
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NEW DELHI (AP) -- Authorities say at least 24 people have been killed and 189 injured in three days of clashes in New Delhi that coincided with President Donald Trump's first state visit to India. The death toll is expected to rise as hospitals continue to take in the injured.

The clashes are between Hindu mobs and Muslims protesting a new citizenship law that fast-tracks naturalization for foreign-born religious minorities excluding Muslims.

While riots wracked northeastern New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a lavish reception for Trump, including a rally attended by more than 100,000 people.