Islamabad, January 15: Two groups of students belonging to Gilgit-Baltistan clashed over a political issue at a hostel in Abbottabad city of Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa province. The use of firearms and knives resulted in the death of at least two students. Four students were injured in the cross firing incident.
According to details, the two groups of students hailing from Jaglote and Bonji clashed today reportedly over a political issue. Two youth, including Mir Nasir, son of the GB Minister of Excise, Zakat and Ushur, Naseer Khan, were killed in the incident. The other deceased was identified as Ehtisham son of Molana Abdul Wahid, a resident of Bonji.
The injured have been identified as Anwar-ul-Haq, Ahmed Jan, Barkatullah, Inam Ullah, Burhanuddin.
The injured and deceased were shifted to a hospital, where one of the injured persons is reported to be in critical condition.
Police are conducted raids in different hostels and residential areas to arrest the youth involved in the incident. There are reports that one of the deceased was killed inside the hospital with dagger, where he had been taken in injured condition. The police have made several arrests in this connection.