Violent clash among student groups leaves many injured at PU

LAHORE: A brawl among two student groups at University of the Punjab left several injured here on Monday.

A violent scuffle erupted among Baloch Students and Islami Jamiat Taliba (IJT) causing several injuries. Activists of both organisations attacked many vehicles inside the Jinnah Campus and at the Waris Mir Underpass.

After the incident, heavy contingent of police arrived on the scene. Police fired shells to disperse activists after which IJT activists attacked police vans at the underpass.

According to PU spokesperson, police are conducting search operation in the university and suspects will be arrested by indentifying them through CCTV footage.

The clash has created panic among students. However, classes are being conducted as per schedule.

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has taken notice of the incident and demanded report from Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) of Lahore.