15 students injured in FUUAST clash

KARACHI: At least 15 students were injured in a clash between two rival student organizations in Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology FUUAST Abdul Haq Campus Karachi within the limits of Eidgah police station here on Tuesday.

The clash started when rival students chanted slogans against each other in campus. Later, enraged students from both sides used stones, wooden and steel rods to beat one another. Rangers stopped the clash by aerial firing and applying baton charges.

The injured were rushed to Civil Hospital Karachi for treatment. Police arrested some students and later released them after giving warning.

Student adviser at FUUAST Abdul Haq Campus, Mustafa Niazi said it was a clash between Islami Jamiat Talba IJT and Peoples Student Federation PSF activists and 15 students have got wounds.

While taking PPI, IJT and PSF leaders blamed one another for the clash, adding they were waiting for the MLO reports for registration of FIRs.