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JNU student leader Umar Khalid shot at, escapes unhurt, says ‘atmosphere of fear in country’

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JNU student leader Umar Khalid was shot at under a thick security cover by an unidentified man at the Constitution Club near Parliament. Police said that he is unhurt.

The leader was at the Club to attend an event, “Khauff Se Azaadi”, organised by ‘United Against Hate’. “There is an atmosphere of fear in the country, and anybody who speaks against the government is threatened,” he said after the attack.

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