India


Activists of Congress party's youth wing protesting against Sunday's killing of four farmers in Uttar Pradesh state after being run over by a car owned by India's junior home minister shout slogans in New Delhi, India, Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. Indian authorities suspended internet services and barred political leaders from entering a northern town Monday to calm tensions after nine people were killed in a deadly escalation of a yearlong demonstration against contentious agriculture laws. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

9 dead following protest in India

Protests turned deadly in India when clashes between farmers and government officials drastically escalated. On Sunday, a car owned by a ruling party minister rammed through the crowd, in turn, killing four farmers participating in year-long protests against a farm reform bill.