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Karnataka: Several students injured following violence over social media post at medical college

One of the students suffered a serious head injury and had to get 12 stitches. Another student suffered injuries on his forehead.

Reported By: IANS Raichur Published on: September 20, 2022 14:19 IST
Karnataka medical collage
Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIVE Violence at Karnataka medical college over misuse of social media post

Highlights

  • Students used iron roads to attack each other on the campus, police said
  • The injured students were identified as Shankar and Shambhulinga
  • The attacker has been identified as Rohith, a student of the BSc Nursing course

In a shocking incident, violence broke out between para-medical students in the Medical College, located on the outskirts of Raichur city in Karnataka on Tuesday.

According to police sources, the incident took place due to the misuse of a social media post between the students.

Police said the students of Navodaya Medical College, located on the outskirts of Raichur, indulged in violence. Iron roads were used to attack each other and two medical students were injured in the violence, police added.

One of the students suffered a serious head injury and had to get 12 stitches. Another student suffered injuries on his forehead.

The injured students were identified as Shankar and Shambhulinga. The injured were being treated at the Navodaya Hospital. The attacker has been identified as Rohith, a student of the BSc Nursing course.

Police said Shankar and Shambhulinga had taken a screenshot of Rohith's mobile status. Rohith had put up his mother's photo in his status to celebrate her birthday.

Shankar and Shambhulinga had allegedly edited the photo and added love symbols and made it viral on the campus. Rohith and his friends became furious over this and attacked the duo which turned into a gang war.

Sources said that the violence took place in front of the professors and many were injured in the incident. Netaji Nagar police rushed to the spot and were investigating the case.

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