IJT Worker Killed In Clash At International Islamic University
A worker of the Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (IJT) has died following a clash at an event at the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI).
According to media reports, an educational expo organised by the IJT at IIUI was the scene of a violent clash between student groups which resulted in severe injuries to a student named Tufail, who later succumbed to his wounds.
Unconfirmed reports circulating on social media said that the clash was allegedly initiated out by the Siraiki Students Council.
Jamaat-e-Islami spokesperson told media that when JI Vice President Liaquat Baloch was speaking on stage, him and others on stage were shot at.
Four people were injured in the attack and have been shifted to hospital.
Islamabad deputy commissioner stated on Twitter police have taken over the security of the university, while rangers had been called and the compound was being searched.
There was a clash between 2 student bodies in a University. Unfortunately one student died because of the skirmish. We have taken over the security. Police and Magistrates are on site. Rangers has been called. Compound is being searched. Anyone having info may plz call on 15
— Deputy Commissioner Islamabad (@dcislamabad) December 12, 2019