12 injured in BCL factional clash at Barishal University

At least 12 students were injured in a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Barishal University (BU) dormitory on Saturday night.Six of the injured were admitted to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital.A tense situation is prevailing on the campus since Sunday morning.Campus sources said followers of former Barishal city mayor and also the general secretary of Metropolitan unit of Awami League Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah wearing helmets and equipped with sticks entered university dormitory and allegedly attacked the supporters of State Minister for Water Resources Zahid Faruk Shamim, triggering a clash.

During the clash at least 12 students were injured.

Supports of Sadiq Abdullah staged demonstration on the campus on Sunday. 

As there is no BCL committee at the university, the two groups often locked into clashes over establishing supremacy on the campus, the source said.

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