Violence breaks out between local and Kashmiri students in Rajouri, four vehicles torched

On Monday there were clashes, minor stone-pelting and four vehicles including 2 to 3 motorcycles were torched, the DIG said.

FP Staff April 19, 2016 13:05:12 IST
Violence breaks out between local and Kashmiri students in Rajouri, four vehicles torched

Clashes erupted in Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri on Monday, as two groups of students fought, attacking each other with stones and setting on fire four vehicles.

Violence breaks out between local and Kashmiri students in Rajouri four vehicles torched

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Police rushed to the university and are trying to bring the situation under control.

"There were clashes between two groups of students (locals and those from the Valley) on the university campus over some issue", DIG Poonch Rajouri range, Johny Williams told PTI.

He said for the past few days, there was some tension between these groups but the university authorities said they will sort out the issue.

However, on Monday there were clashes, minor stone-pelting and four vehicles including 2 to 3 motorcycles were torched, the DIG said.

Police have rushed to the campus and situation is being brought under control, he said, adding further details are awaited.

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