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* Students of leading boys schools in Colombo clash, 15 arrested, 8 hospitalized
Thu, Feb 16, 2017, 12:41 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 15, Colombo: A clash between students of two leading boys' schools in Sri Lankan capital Colombo resulted in 15 arrests and 8 hospitalizations, the police said.

Students from Ananda College and Nalanda College have clashed within the premises of D. S. Senanayake College, another boys school in Colombo.

The Police Media Division said 10 students were arrested by the Maradana Police while 5 students were arrested by the Borella Police.

Eight students who sustained injuries in the clash have been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital.

Several vehicles including a bus and a van were also damaged, the Police said.

The clash comes a month before the Ananda-Nalanda 'Big Match' rivalry.

 


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