Kashmiri engineering student assaulted with iron rods, knives in Chandigarh

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Srinagar: A Kashmiri engineering student was last night thrashed by three assailants at his residence in Chandigarh.

Zahoor Ahmad, the guardian the student Mubashir Matoo, told Kashmir Reader that the assailants thrashed Mubashir with iron roads and knives leaving him in a state of ‘unconsciousness’.

Ahmad said that nobody took to hospital after the incident and is still at his residence. “I will bring him back to Kashmir.” The incident happened at the rented flat of Mubashir.

Zahoor said that police has taken cognizance of the incident, and has launched a manhunt to nab the assailants.

Mubashir is a final year student at Chandigarh Group of colleges of computer engineering.

Anoop, the administrator of the college told Kashmir Reader that the incident happened outside the premises of the college. “We are ascertaining as to what has happened,” he said.

Meanwhile, Mubashir said that the assailants some of whom are from his college beat him without any provocation.

After the incident, one the assailants called Mubashir only to say that it was a misunderstanding, he said.