Thirteen members of Imamia Students Organization (ISO) were injured in the attack of armed terrorists of Islami Jamiat-e-Talba at Jamia Punjab (Punjab University) on the program of Youm-e-Hussain (as).
According to the Shiite News Correspondent, the terrorists of Jamaat-e-Islamiâ€™s student Wing Islami Jamiat-e-Talba (IJT) on Thursday attacked the members
of Imamia Students Organization (ISO) with bamboo sticks and stones and opened the indiscriminate fire on the Shia students to sabotage the program of Youm-e-Hussain (as) to mark the sacrifice of grandson of Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) Hazarat Imam Hussain (as) and his companions in Karbala.
The thirteen members of ISO and Shia students including former Central President of ISO Mr Arif Qanbari were critically injured in the firing and attack of Nasabi terrorists of Islami Jamiat-e-Talba (IJT), student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami.
ISO Central President Mr Rehman Shah told the Shiite News that the Punjab University Administration has granted the permission to ISO office bearers to organize the Youm-e-Imam Hussain (as) program at the university on 22nd December.
He pointed out that the Jamiat terrorists have attacked the members of ISO and Shia students at Punjab University with sticks, stones and ammunition, when they were busy in the arrangements of Youm-e-Hussain (as) program.
He demanded of the Punjab government and Jamaat-e-Islami leadership to take the notice of the attack of Jamiat terrorists on Youm-e-Hussain (as) program saying that ISO will stage the countrywide protest against the IJI terrorism.
The injured students and members of ISO were shifted to the local hospital for necessary medical treatment.
Meanwhile, the university administration called the police who fired shots in the air to disperse infuriated students. None of them were arrested. The lasted for more than two hours, tuning the university into a battlefield.
Majlis-e-Wehdat Muslameen (MWM), Jaffaria Alliance Pakistan (JAP), Shia Ulema Council, All Pakistan Shia Action Committee and other shia organization strongly condemned the attack on Youm-e-Hussain program and demanded of the arrest of the terrorists of Jamiat involved in the attack on ISO members and Youm-e-Hussain (as) procession.