Two students of Dhaka University (DU) were injured in an attack by miscreants in the Ramna Kali Mandir area of the city early today (October 22, 2023).
The injured Sourav Sarkar, 25, and Sumit, 23, are students of the Craft and Sculpture departments, respectively, of the university and residents of Jagannath Hall.
Senior students of the hall said the duo, accompanied by others, went out of the hall to visit Durga Puja mandaps at night.
An altercation occurred between the two and some miscreants near the Ramna Kali Mandir around 2 am. The reason behind the incident could not be known immediately.
At one stage, the miscreants beat them up and stabbed Sourav in the stomach with a sharp object, they said.
Returning to the hall, the duo went to their seniors, who first took them to the university’s medical centre.
Later, Sourav was moved to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), said the hospital’s police outpost in-charge, Md Bachhu Mia.
Quoting physicians, he said that Sourav's condition was critical.