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Student loses finger in attack by classmates just before board exams in Madurai

Press Trust of India  |  Madurai 

A Class 12 student, a Sri Lankan Tamil refugee, today lost a finger in an attack by two of his classmates just before he was about to take the board exams here, police said.

Police said Arjunan suffered multiple all over the body and was admitted at the

Arjunan, a student of the Government at Thiruvathavur, was attacked by the two students, one of whom used a knife, when he was about to enter the examination hall, officials said.

Police said the students used to clash frequently over seating arrangements and this could be the reason behind the attack.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 18:25 IST