Dhaka, March 14 -- Students of the Department of Law at Dhaka University (DU) have protested against an attack by Chhatra League leaders and activists on fellows from the department.

They voiced their protest during a human chain on Thursday.

The protest came a day after five law department students were seriously injured during an attack allegedly by a group of Chhatra League leaders and activists.

The attack took place during a discussion on fasting at the Bangabandhu Tower mosque on the DU campus on Wednesday.

The victims alleged that Tawhidul Sujan, general secretary of Shahbagh Thana Chhatra League, led the attack. Some 45-50 people participated in the attack and fled in motorcycles.

Speaking at the human chain, Dr Asif Nazrul, ...