Students, Police clash opposite UGC injure 28
Oct 14, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Over 28 persons were admitted to the National Hospital following a clash between the Police and University students opposite the University Grant Commission yesterday.
The clash erupted after the members of the Inter University Students Union broke open the gates of University Grant Commission and entered the Higher Education Ministry premises despite stiff resistance by the Police.
Seventeen Police officers and 10 university students were injured in the clash and were admitted to the Colombo National Hospital yesterday.
A staffer of the Colombo National Hospital who alighted from a bus for night duty was also caught up in the clash and is receiving treatment at the Hospital.