- Senior 4 and senior 6 students who had blocked the Mbarara- Bushenyi highway.
- The S.4 students accused their counterparts of assaulting one of their classmates.
- 11 S.4 students sustained serious injuries.
Candidate classes of Mbarara high school have been suspended for two weeks following fighting at the school that left 11 students admitted in different hospitals.
Mbarara central police station were heavily deployed to disperse senior 4 and senior 6 students who had blocked the Mbarara- Bushenyi highway for three hours and looting merchandise from shops in area.
According to Samson Kasasira Rwizi region police spokesman anti-riot police responded to the scene dispersing the students driving them back into the school premises where they were contained.
Kasasira says the fighting was sparked off by a fight between the S.6 and S.4 students where the S.4 students accuse their counterparts of assaulting one of their classmates and in retaliation the fight started spilling over into the neighbouring community .
11 S.4 students sustained serious injuries during the fight and 10 of them have been admitted at Ruharo hospital and one student taken to homily hospital all in Mbarara City for treatment following the incident, the school administration decided to suspend all the S.6 and S.4 students for two weeks effective today and they have been escorted out of the school premises by security to go home.