Six leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) were injured in a clash between two student bodies over supremacy at Hajipara area of Thakurgaon town on Saturday.
The injured were- an assistant secretary of district BCL, Md Barshan, 23, and JCD activists Md Antar, Hridoy, Musa, Raju and Anik Islam.
According to the locals, Barshan and Antar's groups had dispute for a long time over supremacy in the town.
The two groups involved in clash beside a clinic of Hajipara at noon with sharp weapons leaving six of them critically injured, said ATM Sifatul Mazdar, Police Inspector (investigation) of Thakurgaon Sadar Police Station.
Md Antar was taken to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital in serious condition, while the rest of the five were admitted to Thakurgaon Modern Sadar Hospital.
Police detained one for interrogation and recovered five sharp weapons in a drive at the area, said the inspector.