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Jat agitation: Air Force evacuates Japanese nationals in Haryana

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Chandigarh: The Indian Air Force has evacuated at least nine Japanese delegates after Jat pro-reservation agitation in the state intensified as clashes broke out between non-jats and protesters.

More than 250 troops have been deployed by the IAF and at least ten tons of load has been airlifted in IAF MI-17 helicopter.

More than 50 sorties were conducted by the Air Force MI-17 to deploy Army and Paramilitary columns in the state.

More columns of army and paramilitary may be deployed as per requirement in the state.

At least four persons were killed on Saturday while several others were injured as security personnel opened fire during violent protests for quota by jat community in Rohtak and Jhajjar districts, taking the toll to five. (ANI)

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