41 injured in inter-hall midnight clash in DU

Sun Online Desk

16th January, 2015 08:47:23 printer

41 injured in inter-hall midnight clash in DU

At least 41 students were injured in a clash between Muktijoddha Ziaur Rahman Hall and Kabi Jashim Uddin Hall at University of Dhaka (DU) early Friday.

However, the injured were taken to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) and University Medical Centre.

The clashes erupted around 1:45am between the residential students of that two Halls of the university centering trivial matter.

Several of the injured are Rustam, Arnob, Jahir of Ziaur Rahman Hall and Jitu and Mahmud of Jashim Uddin Hall along with the president of the hall’s Chhatra League unit Abu Salman Shaon,sources said.

One hour later, DU proctor AM Amzad with the help of BCL leaders, brought the situation under control.

On the other hand, amongst the victims, Rustam, Arnob and Jahir were critically injured, claimed Ziaur Rahman Hall sources.

Shahbagh Thana Officer-in-Charge (OC) Sirajul Islam, confirming the clashes, said that the injured students are undergoing treatment at the university medical center and Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).