Police lathicharge medical students

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Chennai, Jun 9 (UNI) Police today resorted to a lathicharge on students who were holding a protest at the Directorate of Medical Education (DME) here today on reservation of seats for in-service candidates.

Police here said a group of students who came to the Directorate to attend counselling for PG admissions, protested the DME's decision to reserve 50 per cent of the seats to in-service candidates.

The students later squatted on the road leading to traffic disruption.

Police rushed to the spot and resorted to a lathicharge to disperse the protesting students.

Students, who suffered injuries during the lathicharge, were taken to a hospital,they said.

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