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12 hurt in clash between Congress, Trinamool student activists

Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) At least 12 people were injured Thursday after a clash broke out between activists of the student wings of the Trinamool Congress and the Congress at the Berhampore College in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district, police said.

AAccording to police, members of Congress’ Chattra Parishad and the Trinamool Congress Chatra Parishad clashed with dozens of activists attacking each others with batons and bamboo sticks.

“At least 12 people, mostly students, have been hospitalised with injuries. Adequate number of police personnel have been posted at the college,” said a police officer.

The condition of two of the injured admitted to the Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital is said to be serious.

The rival student outfits have clashed earlier in September in which two students were injured.

While a heavy deployment of police personnel has been now made at the campus, college authorities accused to police of coming late to the scene despite repeated distress calls.

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