Hyderabad: Several injured in students clash
HYDERABAD: Several students suffered injuries when two groups clashed with each other on the premises of Sindh University Jamshoro campus on Tuesday.
Reports said that the clash took place when a group of students stopped another group from staging protest at Zero Point. They were protesting against the republication of blasphemous cartoons by Danish media.
The attacking students accused the protesters of spreading extremism and demanded that they end the protest. This led to exchange of hot words and a clash between the two groups, leaving several students, whose names could not be ascertained, injured.
Later, activists of Jeay Sindh Students Federation including Surhia Sindhi, Qurban Mahar, Razzaq Shaikh staged a demonstration outside the press club and alleged that the university administration had used fundamentalists against their party after the JSSF announced celebrating culture day on March 15.
They accused police of opening fire on JSSF activists and said that two students Ali Soomro and Azam Mari were seriously injured in the clash.
The officer on duty at Jamshoro police station expressed his ignorance of the clash while the SHO said when he was reached on his cellphone, that someone did fire on a students rally but succeeded in escaping.
No case has been field at Jamshoro police station about the incident.
The complete article can be found at Dawn News.