Clash between 2 student groups; science faculty of Kelaniya closed

Friday, 07 June 2013 - 13:15

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The Media Unit of the Kelaniya University said that its Science Faculty was closed this morning indefinitely after 2 student groups clashed yesterday.

 

Meanwhile 6 inmates of the Science Faculty hostel on the Vevel-duwa Seevali road were admitted to Colombo North Teaching Hospital and Kiribathgoda hospital after an unidentified group launched an assault on the inmates yesterday night.

 

University Students Federation Acting President of the Kelaniya University D.J. Gunawardana told our news team that an outside group is responsible for the attack.

 

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Our news team contacted Deputy Minister of Higher Education Nandimitra Ekanayake to comment on these allegations, and the Minister had this to say.

 

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The Police Media Spokesman Office said that nobody has been arrested yet in connection with this incident.



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