Five injured as Daffodil University students clash with locals in Savar' Ashulia
At least five people were injured after clashes erupted between Daffodil International University students and locals in Savar’s Ashulia Union on Monday.
Over 100 shops were vandalised and looted during the clashes, news agency UNB reported.
The clashes took place at 10:00 pm on Monday in Ashulia’s Gauripur and Kumkumari area. Later, police arrived at the spot and brought the situation under control.
The situation in the area is at a standstill due to the incident.
Hossain Ali, a member of ward no. 4 of Ashulia Union Parishad, said that the clash started when a Daffodil International University student locked into an altercation with the locals following a collision between his motorcycle and a Leguna at Gauripur’s Battala area.
“Later, at around 10:00 pm, the student went to the Daffodil campus in the Dattapara area and informed the other students about the matter. Hundreds of students came together and attacked more than 100 shops in the Gauripur and Kumkumari areas, vandalising and looting them,” Ali told UNB.
The identity of the student whose motorcycle was involved in the collision is still unknown.
Ashulia police said the matter is being investigated.