Chakwal: Student gunned down in clash
CHAKWAL: A student was gunned down and his friend injured on Friday in a clash with a rival group, police and eyewitnesses said. Basit Raza, a resident of Eid Gah, was a student of Government Post Graduate College, Chakwal, and a leader of Muslim Students Federation (MSF).
Eyewitnesses said the clash between the students broke out near Muddasir Plaza on Jhelum Road. They said during the clash in which iron rods and clubs were used, two young men came on a motorbike and opened fire. As a bullet hit Basit, the students of rival group escaped. Basit was rushed to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Yasir, friend of Basit who was injured in the clash, named the alleged assassins as Zahid and Rifaqat. Police have registered a case against them.