Students clash with Bengal cops after boy dies in wall collapse; 7 policemen injured

Updated: Nov 10 2022 10:15PM

Malda (WB), Nov 10 (PTI) A 17-year-old boy was killed and his friend was injured in a wall collapse in a school in West Bengal's Malda district on Thursday, leading to violent clashes between pupils of the institute and the police that left seven law enforcers injured and led to the arrest of four agitators, officials said.

The wall of an abandoned toilet in Bangitola High School in Kaliachak II block collapsed when the institute was closed, leading to the death of Zeeshan Sheikh, and injuries to his friend Zeeshan Momin, who has been hospitalised, District Magistrate Nitin Singhania said.

He said both the boys were class 11 students of the school, and the body was sent for post-mortem examination.