Protesters set trains on fire in India after new army recruitment plan unveiled

Protesters set trains on fire in India after new army recruitment plan unveiled

An angry mob set at least four trains on fire and damaged a railway station in India's southern city of Secunderabad on Friday.

The protest, one of many, was sparked after the Indian government announced a temporary recruitment plan to induct young adults into the armed forces for four years -- a major break from the past, as non-commissioned ranks are seen as lifetime jobs.

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