Massive clash between Shibir & Chhatra League (BCL) on Chittagong College

Massive clash between Shibir & Chhatra League (BCL) on Chittagong College


At least five people were inured in a clash between the activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on Chittagong College campus here on Wednesday.Quoting witnesses, police said two crude bombs went off near the Victory Day rally organised by BCL at Shaheed Minar on the college campus around 1:15pm.

Though it was not clear who hurled those crude bombs, the BCL activists locked horns in altercation with a group of Shibir activists who came out of the Academic Building of the college immediately after the explosion.

At one stage, the two sides exchanged brickbats that left at least five BCL activists injured.

Officer-in-charge of Chakbazar Police Station Aziz Uddin said on information, police rushed to the campus and calmed the situation by firing several rounds of bullets in the air.

Later, the BCL activists came out of the campus and blocked College Road in protest, leading to the suspension of vehicular movement for a about half an hour.

Meanwhile, Chittagong College authorities closed three dormitories of the male students and one of the female ones for an indefinite following the clash.

Male students of the three dormitories have been asked to leave their respective dormitories by 7 pm today while the female students by 10am on Thursday.

The authorities also formed a five-member probe body to look into the matter, said principle of the college Jesmine Akter.

Meanwhile, police detained 70 people after the incident for interrogation.


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