Kashmiri Students Thrashed in Punjab after India Loses Match to Pak

Photo Courtesy: Nasir Khuehami

Chandigarh: Kashmiri students at an engineering institute in Punjab were reportedly thrashed after India lost to Pakistan in a T-20 thriller in Dubai Sunday night.

A video has surfaced on social media purportedly showing Kashmiri students alleging that a group of students from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar barged into their rooms at Bhai Gurdas Institute of Engineering and Technology in Sangrur and beat them up with sticks.

The attack took place immediately after India lost T20 World Cup match against Pakistan.

Punjab police, however said after the match was over a heated exchange took place between a group of Kashmiri students and those from UP and Bihar resulting in a scuffle.

However a video viral on social media purportedly shows Kashmiri students alleging that students from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar barged into their rooms and thrashed them and ransacked their belongings.

"We were watching the match here and some students from Uttar Pradesh forcibly came inside. We are here to study, alleged a student while showing damage to his room in the video.

Police said they were investigating the matter.

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