18 students detained over fight at Batman University

A total of 18 students were detained by the security forces as a result of a fight which broke out at Batman University in Turkish eastern province of Batman on Thursday.

Reportedly an argument broke out between two groups of students and the argument turned into a fight. Riot police arrived at the scene and detained 18 students. Some of the students protested police intervention at the campus. Some of the officials from pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) asked release of the students.