Things get lively in Turkey: 28 detained after altercation between Islamist youth group members and students at Istanbul University

Police have detained 28 students after suspected members of the Muslim Youth, a fundamentalist organization that has previously expressed support for jihadists in Syria, entered Istanbul University’s Beyazıt Campus on the morning of Oct. 9 before allegedly attacking students.

The alleged attack occurred at around 9 a.m. at the university’s faculty of arts and sciences, according to Doğan News Agency.

Five students were injured both in the altercation and in the ensuing police response, with two reported to be in serious condition, reports said.

Students at the university accused security guards of doing nothing to stop the assailants, who wore hats and masks to hide their identity…

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