College closed after BCL clash, 25 hurt | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 13, 2011 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, July 13, 2011

College closed after BCL clash, 25 hurt

At least 25 students were injured in a clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Gobindaganj College in Chhatak upazila yesterday noon.
Principal of the ollege shut the college for two days, July 13 and 14, following the clash.
Witnesses said tension was prevailing for the last several days between BCL Gobinda College unit president Sayadur Rahman Sayad group and the district unit Chatra League leader Masud Kamal Sufi group over establishing dominance on the campus.
The clash ensued as Zamir Ali of Sayad group and Khasru of Sufi group engaged in a brawl in the morning.
In sequel to the brawl, the two groups, equipped with firearms and sharp weapons, chased each others on the college campus leaving at least 25 injured on both sides at noon.
During the clash Sylhet-Sunamganj road was blocked and vehicular movement came to halt for about a half hour.
On information, police rushed in and quelled the situation. As tension prevailed, police was patrolling the campus and adjacent areas.

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