Darul Uloom student succumbs to injuries at Delhi hospital

Muzaffarnagar, May 25: Security was beefed up in the communally sensitive Muzaffarnagar after a student of Darul Uloom Deoband, who was shot at by unidentified gunmen, succumbed to his injuries at Delhi's Safdarjung hospital, police said on Sunday.

Mohd Mubarik, one of the two students who were shot at by the motorbike-borne criminals near Barla village on May 23, succumbed to his injuries at Safdarjung hospital last night while another student Abu Azmi was undergoing treatment, SP crime Rakesh Kumar Jolly told reporters here today.

Leading Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband condemned the incident and demanded immediate arrest of the accused. The local unit of Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind also criticised the attack on the students and called for strictest action against the attackers.

Meanwhile, security was tightened in the district in the view of tension over the incident.

Police also launched a hunt to nab the culprits. However, no arrest has been made so far.


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