Monday, October 10, 2005

Thugs attack University dorm in Neishabour (Province of Khoraasaan)

Iran Press News: Translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi
According to a report from ISNA, the regime-run student news agency, on Saturday, Oct. 8th at noon, more than 20 unknown thugs attacked the dorms of the Technical and vocational school of Neishabour (province of Khoraasaan), beating and severely injuring a large number of defenseless students, then fleeing.

The Dean of the School announced: "On Saturday, a rather large number of unknown individuals carrying knives, machetes and Billy clubs attacked the dormitory, severely beating and injuring the resident students. Five of the students were rushed to the hospital due to the seriousness of their injuries. The assailants fled and so far no one has been arrested."

The commander of the disciplinary forces of the Township of Neishabour while confirming the news stated that no one contacted the 110th unit of the disciplinary guards while the attack was taking place and so far, they've found no signs of the attackers.

The Technical and Vocational School of Neishabour was established in 1998, offering 8 fields of study, it is able to accommodate 1500 students.