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There were some areas of normalcy in the riot-hit localities of northeast Delhi with shops opening

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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Delhi Police Commissioner SN Srivastava with other police officials at Shiv Vihar. PTI
The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 42 on Monday, a Delhi health department official said. There were some areas of normalcy in the riot-hit localities of northeast Delhi with shops opening.

Nearly 7,000 paramilitary forces have been deployed in the affected areas of the northeast district since Monday. Hundreds of personnel are on the ground to maintain peace.

More than 200 people have been injured in the communal clashes that broke out on Monday. The areas affected include Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Chand Bagh, Khureji Khas and Bhajanpura. Chief Minister on Monday appealed to the people to provide details of the needy for a quick response from government agencies as he directed the authorities to speed up the relief and rehabilitation work in riot-hit northeast Delhi.

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