Teachers at the Karaga Senior High School in the Northern region have fled into bushes after they allegedly seized phones belonging to students and set it ablaze.

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According to reports, the teachers asked the students from bringing such devices to the school but the students argue that the school is not a boarding facility and so they use their phones to communicate with their parents and guardians.

During an inspection in the school, about 200 mobile phones, ear phones, chargers and laptops were confiscated and burnt to ashes.

The move angered the students and generated into a controversy.

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A police team led by the district police commander arrived and warned the students from the violent clashes.

Meanwhile, authorities of the school are yet to respond to the clash.