Three wounded as rival student groups clash at Sir Syed University of Engineering

The groups dispersed after the timely police intervention, police said

Our Correspondents February 09, 2017

KARACHI: At least three people were injured after a clash broke out between two rival factions of a student group at a private engineering university in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area.

Students belonging to the London and Pakistan groups of the All Pakistan Muttahida Students Organisation (APMSO) scuffled with each other over a dispute at the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, SHO Farooq Sanjrani told The Express Tribune.

The student political activists attacked each other with sticks as a result of which three of them suffered injuries, the police officer said. He added that the groups dispersed after the timely police intervention.

The injured were discharged after preliminary medical aid while others involved in the incident were warned of disciplinary and legal action by the university administration and police, SHO Sanjrani said. No case was registered as neither the groups nor the administration came lodged a formal complaint with the police, he added.


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