One killed, 10 injured as Jat stir turns violent in Haryana

Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 19 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 10 injured in police firing on Jat protestors in Haryana’s Rohtak town on Friday afternoon, official sources said here.

The police fired as the protestors attacked the residence of the inspector general of police and that of a state minister, BJP leader Anil Jain said.

The protestors also torched police and private vehicles in Rohtak as the agitation took a violent turn on the sixth day.

The injured people were rushed to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Rohtak, police said.

The protesting Jats are demanding reservation for the community in jobs and educational institutions.

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