A school student has slashed the neck of his rival with a sharp object due to a love affair.
The clash has developed between the two during a private tuition class in Anuradhapura today.
The critically injured student was admitted to Anuradhapura Hospital where a surgery was carried out.
Police said the victim is a resident of Alayapattuwa area.
Police also stated that the clash had occurred after the suspect had attempted to flirt with the twin sister of his girlfriend.