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20 injured as two groups of students clash at University of Balochistan

QUETTA:(PPI): As many as 20 students were injured when two groups of students clashed at University of Balochistan, Bolan Medical College and Government Degree College here Wednesday. UoB and hostels were closed for 3 day and Colleges in Quetta for 5 days. According to details, two groups of students clashed at University of Balochistan, Government Degree College both situated at Sariab road here today. Students beat each other. Some rooms at University hostel were also set on fire. Firing was also reported at some points. Students of these groups also clashed at Bolan Medical College. Some 20 students were injured. They were shifted to various hospitals for treatment. University administration announced to close University and hotels for 3 days. Regular classes would start on August 11. According to an announcement of Directorate of Colleges and Higher and Technical Educaiton Balochistan, all the colleges in Quetta would remain closed upto August 11 and classes would start from August 12.

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Balochistan University and all colleges in the city of Quetta closed

Quetta: The provincial government ordered closure of the Balochistan University and all colleges in the city for three days after three student organisations clashed on Wednesday.

At least 21 students were injured in clashes between members of the Baloch Students Organisation-Azad (BSO-Azad), Pakhtunkhwa Students Organisation (PSO) and Pakhtun Students Federation (PkSF) in the university and the Government Degree College.

Six of the injured were admitted to hospital.

The Balochistan University and the provincial education department on Wednesday night announced that the university and colleges in Quetta would remain closed from Aug 7. The university will reopen on Aug 11 and the colleges on Aug 12.

The student organisations blamed each other for the clashes.

Members of the PSO held a demonstration outside the press club in protest against what they called the attack by members of the BSO-Azad. They accused the BSO-Azad of trying to create rifts between Baloch and Pakhtun students.

Members of the PkSF blocked a road near the Government Science College and burnt tyres in protest against the attack on their members in the university.

They claimed that 10 members of their organisation were injured. The protesters raised slogans against the BSO-Azad and urged the government to arrest the culprits. Dawn
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