Patna University Bombing: Firing Erupts On Campus Following Hostel Students Clash; Police Discover Live Bombs

Patna University Bombing: Firing Erupts On Campus Following Hostel Students Clash; Police Discover Live Bombs

Hostel clash escalates to bombings and firing; police discover live bombs on campus. No casualties were reported, investigation is underway.

FPJ Education Desk SimpleUpdated: Monday, December 04, 2023, 08:06 PM IST
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In a shocking turn of events, the campus of Patna University transformed into a battleground as clashes erupted between students from two hostels, resulting in bombings and gunfire. The incident unfolded during regular classes, leaving the academic atmosphere shattered.

Police action

According to the reports, Swift action was taken by the local police, who rushed to the site immediately upon receiving the distress call. Upon arrival, the law enforcement not only diffused the immediate threat but also made a startling discovery – live bombs on the campus premises.

What eyewitnesses have to say?

Eyewitnesses reported a state of panic among students as the bombings and firing unfolded unexpectedly. Fortunately, no casualties have been reported, but one student sustained injuries during the chaos and was promptly rushed to PMCH. The latest update confirms that the injured student is now out of danger after receiving medical attention, as per the reports.

As the investigation progresses, the police have set up a base within the campus, examining CCTV footage to piece together the sequence of events. Teams from three nearby police stations, including Pirbahore Police Station, collaborated to contain the situation.

Upon the arrival of law enforcement, the students involved in the clash and firing hastily fled from the scene, leaving behind a trail of bomb materials and shells. The discovery raises alarming questions about the security measures in place within the university premises.

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