KARACHI (Web Desk) – A clash between Islami Jamiat-e-Talba and Punjabi Students’ Association resulted in injuries to at least five students including females yesterday at Karachi University.
Police officials, however, said that no student was hurt as no arms were used during the clash, adding a few students received sticks and baton injuries, The Nation reported.
Following the clash, extra contingent of law enforcers reached the site and took control of the situation.
Mobina Town SHO Zafar Abbas said the clash occurred between IJT activists and members of Punjabi Students’ Association. He said the students belonging to PSA were busy playing cricket when the IJT students came and a fight erupted between them over unexplained reasons, adding three members of both groups and two spectator female students were also wounded.
No case has been registered while further investigation was underway.
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The KU campus security adviser, Dr M Zubair, said, “A few boys and girls were playing cricket together, when some IJT members attacked them and injured some of them. I personally rushed to the site, however none of the students was found seriously injured.”
IJT spokesperson Huzaifa denied any torture on students and termed it propaganda of the rival organisation.
On the other hand, PSA activist Mansoor said, “We were playing cricket at Terminal Point where scores of IJT activists suddenly appeared and started beating the PSA activists including females.”
He said the incident occurred when students of the evening shift were on way to home at private points.
He pointed out the IJT activists had warned female students against playing cricket three days ago, adding that at least 20 IJT workers came with sticks and batons.