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10 hurt in DUET BCL clash; halls closed

Monday 07 December, 2015 12:00:00 am

10 hurt in DUET BCL clash; halls closed

Gazipur, Dec 7 (UNB) – At least 10 people were injured in a clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology (DUET) here on Monday.


Witnesses said the clash ensued following an altercation between the supporters of DUET BCL president Nasir Uddin Nasir and its general secretary Rezaur Rahman Reju over occupying seats in Dr Qudrat-e-Khuda Hall in the afternoon.


At one stage, both groups attacked each, leaving 10 activists injured.


Meanwhile, the university authorities decided to close the residential halls.


Male students were asked to vacate their dormitories by Monday evening while female by 8am on Tuesday, said director of the university Prof Dr Quamruzzaman.


Additional police have been deployed on the university campus to avert further trouble.