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2 Students Injured in Accident in BHU, Mobs Set SUV on Fire

Two students injured in the accident, Rakesh Singh and Anju Singh, have been admitted to the trauma centre of BHU.

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File image of the Central Library at the Benares Hindu University (BHU). 
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An SUV rammed into two bike-borne students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Saturday afternoon which led to a mob setting the car on fire, reports The Times of India. Heavy police force has been deployed on the campus.

The two students injured in the accident, Rakesh Singh and Anju Singh, belonged to the Visual Arts faculty of the university and have been admitted to the trauma centre of BHU. The two were on their motorcycle, when the SUV allegedly hit them from behind.

According to The Times of India, the driver of the SUV has been detained by the police and an FIR has been lodged against Ranvijay Singh. Inspector Lanka Bharat Bhushan has identified Singh as a "BJP leader and trader of Durgakund area."

(This is a developing story. Updates will be added as more details come in.)

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