FAISALABAD: Nine people including six journalists were injured when a clash took place between the guards of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad and members of the journalist fraternity.
Three Samaa journalists were wounded in the incident.
The incident took place when Samaa TV journalists sought entry along with some students who were earlier expelled by the university.
The guards stopped the journalists from entering and an exchange of words took place, following which the guards assaulted the journalists.
The Samaa Tvâs crew then called other journalists who gathered to protest against the attack on their fraternity.
The universityâs security in charge col (rtd) Amir Butt came to resolve the issue between the two sides, however, he was also hit by a stone. After which both sides started hurling stones at each other, resultantly injuring six people.
The security in charge was taken to a hospital and said to be in critical condition. Later on, police were deployed at the premises to prevent further deterioration of the situation. Police said that it did not receive any request to file an FIR.Â