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* Students assualted in Sri Lanka universities, faculties closed
Thu, Jan 17, 2013, 10:20 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Socialist Students' Union suspects the government involvement behind the assaults against the students in several universities of the country.

Ruhunu University Students' Union President Harsha Gunawardena was assaulted by an unidentified group last night in Medawatta area on Matara - Tangalle road.

The student was admitted to the Matara General Hospital and is currently receiving treatment.

The students of Ruhunu University held a protest march today against the assault against the President of the Students' Union of the university.

Around thousand students marched from the university to Matara bus stand and held a protest demonstration there.

Meanwhile the Moratuwa University closed down two faculties today due to a clash broke out last night between the B.Sc. Engineering students and National Diploma in Technology (NDT) students.

Six engineering students were injured in the clash and two were admitted to the hospital.



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