Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi is the hub of continuing anti-citizenship law protests in India [Nasir Kachroo/Al Jazeera]

Two days after a teenager shot a protester in the Indian capital, another firing has been reported at an all-women sit-in site in New Delhi against a controversial new citizenship law.

Police said no protester was wounded after a man fired a gun at Shaheen Bagh, the hub of nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which critics say violates India’s secular constitution and is “anti-Muslim”.


Witnesses told Al Jazeera the suspect shouted “Jai Shri Ram” (Hail Lord Ram, a Hindu deity) as he fired “two to three shots” in the Muslim-dominated area where hundreds of women have been protesting since mid-December.


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