Three injured in student group clash at FUUAST

Published: March 13, 2012
Clash broke out between Pukhtoon Students Federation and Islami Jamiat Talaba at FFUAST Gulshan-e-Iqbal campus. PHOTO: FILE

Clash broke out between Pukhtoon Students Federation and Islami Jamiat Talaba at FFUAST Gulshan-e-Iqbal campus. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: At least three students sustained minor injuries in a brawl between two student groups at the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology’s (FUUAST) Gulshan-e-Iqbal campus on Tuesday.

The clash broke out between Awami National Party’s student wing Pukhtoon Students Federation (PSF) and Jamaat-e-Islami’s wing Islami Jamiat-e-Tulaba (IJT) over a dissident activist of the PSF who had joined the IJT a few days back, The Express Tribune has learnt.

The clash resulted in the suspension of all academic activities inside the campus, including annulment of examinations scheduled to be held on the day.

According to a university official, the activists of PSF thrashed their former activist inside the campus upon which they faced retaliation from IJT’s side. However, the Rangers personnel deployed at the campus reacted promptly and baton-charged the activists to disperse them, said the official.

As the activists withdrew, few gunshots rang out from the campus, prompting the Rangers to take the involved activists into custody.

At least four PSF activists were reportedly detained by the Rangers from the campus premises.

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  • Naveed Alam Khattak
    Mar 13, 2012 - 2:53PM

    Well done! Carry on with your politics but when you get failed then blame the university that paper was out of syllabus or the papers were not checked correctly.


  • Bataan
    Mar 13, 2012 - 4:22PM

    Student get involves in politics because they have plenty of time to spare. Make the studies rigorous and getting degree difficult and the students won’t find time for politics.


  • FUUAST Student
    Mar 13, 2012 - 4:32PM

    Students unions should banned in Pakistan and govt. make strict decisions for the culprits with the help of those political parties who have their student wings.


  • hassaan
    Mar 13, 2012 - 4:46PM

    well, remove the government patronage to the student groups… ANP and MQM Always do that when in government….


  • Mar 13, 2012 - 4:48PM

    Student Union is the solution
    when you dont allow them to get involved in positive activities they tend o get involved in negative activities


    Mar 13, 2012 - 5:09PM

    Students .. hahaha .. their are many pplz who are in the university for last 15 years. They are criminals and have no interest in degree …


  • osaid masood khan
    Mar 13, 2012 - 5:39PM

    can any one tell me plz that these three belong to which party either ijt or psf??


  • Amjad
    Mar 13, 2012 - 6:21PM

    @osaid masood khan:
    IJT is jamat-e-islami student wing… and PSF is ANP student wing ..didn’t u read the first paragragh?…. let MSF once was muslim leage student wing..ISF is PTI student wing..all parties have their student wings.. every party


  • Irfan
    Mar 13, 2012 - 10:43PM

    FUUAST total worst reputation due to these political wings they not only threatening student but also teacher and dis trip environment of University. they are not students they come university only for politics and bad activities they have distributed university areas like as that is their inherited property. civil society and government not only banned band on these wings but also do act according to law.


  • Anonymous
    Mar 14, 2012 - 7:48PM

    shame on both criminal groupsRecommend

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