One student died, nine injured in Islamabad varsity clash
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad deputy commissioner confirmed on Thursday, a student died after being injured in a clash between two student groups at the International Islamic University in Islamabad.
According to details, a clash broke out between the Saraiki Student Council and the Islami Jamial-e-Talba when Liaquat Baloch, Jamaat-e-Islami leader, was delivering a speech at the varsity.
The police confirmed that nine students also got injured in the clash.
Liaquat Baloch remained safe during the clash, said a spokesperson for the JI.
Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat said on Twitter that Islamabad local administration had taken over the security and the varsity compound was being searched.
Sirajul Haq, JI chief condemned what he called an attack by ‘miscreants’ on the education expo. He requested IJT activists to exercise restraints and to be patient.
Haq demanded the Islamabad administration immediately arrest the attackers.