Updated: Thu, 01 Aug 2013 08:15:00 GMT | By IANS

Stabbed JNU student still critical

The incident took place at around 11 am on Wednesday in the sprawling JNU campus of India's premier university known for being a hub of radical thinking and leftist ideology

JNU student axes classmate, commits suicide (© PTI)

New Delhi: A day after being brutally attacked with an axe by a besotted classmate who later committed suicide at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here, Roshni, 22, remains critical, a police officer said Thursday.

Doctors attending to her at Safdarjung Hospital said Roshni is in the Intensive Care Unit, and has suffered four deep injuries on the skull. Blood vessels supplying the brain have been damaged.

She has a major brain clot and her right wrist was badly slashed in the attack, a doctor said.

Police said that the family members of Akash, the 23-year-old student of Korean in the university's School of Languages, who attacked Roshni, have reached Delhi from Bihar.

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