Player stabbed during brawl between two football teams

DROSH: A player was stabbed and injured during a brawl between two teams during a football match here on Friday.

The injured, identified as Jandoon, was hospitalized and operated upon and stated to be out of danger. Two other players were also wounded when the players punched and kicked each other in the ground of Murad Stadium.

ChitralToday has learnt that the two teams, Xang Bazaar and Dangerikan Deh Chitral, had got into a brawl during another match a few days ago.

The football matches are underway in Drosh as a part of the Independence Day celebrations that started on Aug 14.

During the earlier clash, one player of Dangerikan Deh team was injured and shifted to Chitral in an ambulance. The match between the two teams was postponed at that time.

On Friday, the organizers rearranged the match between the two rival teams for 20 minutes.

During the match on Friday, the players again clashed prompting one of the players of the Dangerikan Deh team to stab the player of Xang Bazaar team with a knife.

People on the occasion expressed concerns over violence during the match and demanded that the police should take action against those responsible for it.


Reporting: Jahan Zeb Rahi

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