JNU girl student attacked in campus with axe, attacker dies

JNU girl student attacked in campus with axe, attacker dies

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) female student was seriously injured in an attack by a male student with an axe in the college campus on Wednesday. While the girl’s condition is stated to be critical, the attacker later succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.

The incident took place today morning around 11 am at the JNU campus where Akash (23) and Roshni (22) were studying Korean language in the university's linguistic department.

The attack took place in room number 203 of the university after both the students reportedly entered into an argument and the boy repeatedly hit the girl with an axe and seriously injured her.

The police claims one-sided love as the reason behind the attack.

After attacking the girl, the accused reportedly tried to commit suicide by slitting his throat and consuming poison.

The attacker was admitted to the AIIMS Trauma Centre where he was declared dead while the victim was admitted in Safdarjung hospital. Her condition is stated to be serious but she is gradually improving.

A country made pistol, knife and an axe has been recovered by the police from the spot.

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