Students injured

50 students injured in UOG students’ clash

However, according to the executive office of the university Pascalis Channel Mape, all have been stabilised but three of them are still under close monitoring from the doctors.

He said shops, offices and schools around the Goroka town area has also been closed due to the students’ riot.

It was reported that there was disagreement between the Chimbu-Goroka and Western Highlands-Enga students on weather In-service students should resume lectures or join the rest and boycott classes in support of UPNG students.

Commissioner Baki confirms that 23 students injured


Four of those students were critically injured, most received injuries as a result of the stampede from the main road at the University while most received injuries from the tear gas fired.

Police Commissioner Gari Baki said there were no students killed as a result of the confrontation.

Speaking to the media in a press conference this afternoon, Baki said: “It is unfortunate that this has happened.