KARACHI - Intelligence agencies have reported that some professors and members of non-academic staff of the Karachi University (KU) played pivotal role to stimulate a clash between two student organizations at the campus that claimed four lives and injured six people on August 26, The Nation learnt on Friday. The report claimed that armed outsiders, having political background and invited by KU students, wreaked havoc at the varsity and jolted the higher authorities while the culprits had been sheltering at the houses of some KU professors and members of non-academic staff. "Despite the presence of the KU clinic, some external elements, who were openly supporting some students wings financially and morally, were given first aid at the residential area of the varsity. It was also learnt that the PPP-led coalition government has taken serious notice of the incident and directed the KU administration to take strict action against the miscreants, found involved in the bloody episode. Higher authorities have also asked the KU administration to clean the varsity from such miscreants. It is pertinent to mention here that in the recent clash, two activists of the IJT and another one affiliated with All Pakistan Muttahida Students Organisation (APMSO) had lost their lives. When contacted, KU Campus Officer Dr Khalid Iraqi, said that it was difficult to comment on the issue, which is very sensitive, but the university administration had also received some reports mentioning the involvement of some KU people in political activities.