Attacked on AMU campus, called ‘terrorist’, alleges Kashmiri student

A Kashmiri research student at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has alleged that he and his friends were attacked and called ‘terrorists’ by some unidentified people inside the campus.

A Kashmiri student, identified as Jibraan, said that on Saturday night, a group of people were playing badminton and making noise, so he asked them to stop and leave, ANI news agency reported.

“When I requested a group of people who were making noise to leave, they did not leave and when I urged them twice, they abused me and launched a fatal attack on me. They thrashed me. I ran towards my room. Goons attacked my room,” he alleged, as quoted by news agency.

Following the incident, Kashmiri students of AMU staged a protest at AMU’s Centenary Gate on Sunday.

Jibraan also claimed he and his friends were called “terrorists” during the protest.

“When I was attacked, I was told that you are terrorists and we will be shot dead and we should leave. We were thrashed during our peaceful protests after which we escaped somehow,” he said.

Kashmiri students have been targeted very frequently in the AMU campus, because of which a lot of them are feeling insecure, Jibraan said.