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SUST students fight with locals; 7 injured


Dhaka –  Seven students of Sylhet Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) were injured in a clash with local people on Sunday evening.Witnesses said the trouble ensued when two students, including a female one, went to a local restaurant in the afternoon to have snacks and locked into an altercation with its owner over paying bill.At one stage, two local youths –Moshtaque and Limon — attacked the two students, leaving them injured.As information of the incident spread around, several hundred students gathered at the university main gate and blocked Sylhet-Sunamganj Highway around 6.30am, locked into a clash with locals and vandalised several shops in the area.At least seven students were injured during the clash.On information, police rushed in and fired shots in the air to bring the situation under control, said Akhter Hossain, officer-in-charge of Jalalabad Police Station.Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Aminul Haque Bhuiyan visited the spot and assured the students of taking steps against the attackers.UNB agency


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