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PESHAWAR -- A student beaten by pro-Taliban radicals at a Pakistani university earlier this week has died of his injuries, RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal reports.

Anan Khan, who attended the University of Engineering & Technology in Peshawar, was severely beaten on March 13 along with several other students by members of the Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT), a student wing of the hard-line Jamiat-e Islami party.

Witnesses have said the IJT attacked Adnan for playing music.

Members of the IJT have previously scuttled music functions and traditional dance parties on the campus.

Police are said to be investigating the attack.

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