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CAA: 60 AMU students injured in clashes

CAA: 60 AMU students injured in clashes

Aligarh: As clashes broke out between the students and the police during the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) bill, at least sixty students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) were injured. University has been closed till January 5.

The police entered the campus late Sunday night resulting in clashes which turned violent as the police used batons and tear gas to disperse them leaving several students injured.

The News Minute quoted Chief Medical Officer Dr Nisar Ahmad as saying, “About 60 students are being treated at Nehru Medical College Hospital and most of them are with trauma and eye injuries caused by tear gas”.

The registrar said that in the wake of disturbances created by some antisocial elements for the last three days, the university is closed from Sunday till January 5, 2020.

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