Kashmiri student assaulted in Greater Noida university, hospitalised

Kashmiri student assaulted in Greater Noida university, hospitalised

Talking to Greater Kashmir over phone from the university, a student said that Ahtisham who is pursuing bachelors in Medical Imaging Technology (BMIT) was admitted at Sharda hospital after he was thrashed.

A Kashmir student was injured after he was ruthlessly beaten by a group of students at Sharda University in Greater Noida area of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

Talking to Greater Kashmir over phone from the university, a student said that Ahtisham who is pursuing bachelors in Medical Imaging Technology (BMIT) was admitted at Sharda hospital after he was thrashed.

The student, who didn’t wish to be named, said that Ahtisham was injured when a scuffle broke out between the local and Afghani students on the university campus.

“A group of students ruthlessly beat up Ahtesham, leaving him badly injured,” he said.

Following the attack on Ahtisham, the Kashmiri students are feeling insecure in the varsity.

Another student told Greater Kashmir that the local students were asking them to show their identities. “We have kept ourselves confined to the varsity premises. We are not feeling safe in Shardah University now,” he said.

A University official confirmed the incident, saying they were ascertaining the details.