Ruhuna University closed till further notice

Following a conflict which had led to a brawl between two groups yesterday (09), the Ruhuna University (Matara-Wellamada premises) will be closed from 4 p.m today (10) till further notice.

The statement made by the Vice-Chancellor of the University is following a brawl between two groups after a heated argument had escalated.

Security forces had been beefed up following this incident and Police as well as Army personnel were deployed to ensure the safety and security of the University premises.

Ten students, a non-academic staff member and security officer who had sustained injuries in the incident are currently receiving medical treatment at the Matara General Hospital.