PM Imran Khan suffers a bullet injury
Former Pakistan captain and PM Imran Khan suffer a bullet injury. While the PAK team was winning a game in T20 WC
Imran Khan, the country’s former prime minister, was shot on Thursday (November 3). While participating in a protest march in Pakistan’s Punjab province. This happened as the Pakistan cricket team was getting close to home in a crucial match. In the ongoing T20 World Cup 2022 at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Imran Khan, who led Pakistan to their first-ever ODI Cricket World Cup victory in 1992 in Australia, was deemed safe by his party, the PTI (Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf). According to media accounts, the lawmaker who was once a cricketer was hurt while leading a protest march.
In Punjab’s Wazirabad town, close to Allahwala Chowk, the incident took place.
Khan who is 70 years old, was struck in the right leg, according to a Geo TV video. According to the broadcaster, he has been taken to a hospital and is no longer in danger.
Khan was reportedly not in danger, according to ARY News, which is regarded as Khan’s party’s mouthpiece. A bullet struck Khan’s leg, according to Asad Umar, the senior member of Khan’s party, who spoke to ARY News. Six individuals were hurt in the incident, of whom two were reportedly critically hurt, according to him, including Ahmad Chatha, a local leader.
Umar stated that Khan was being transported to Lahore by road
and that although he was not in serious condition, he had been shot. He added that Khan’s opponent could not perceive Pakistan’s transformation.
#WATCH | A firing occurred near the container of former PM and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan near Zafar Ali Khan chowk in Wazirabad today. Imran Khan sustained injuries on his leg; a man who opened fire has been arrested.
(Video Source: Reuters) pic.twitter.com/Qe87zRMeEK
— ANI (@ANI) November 3, 2022
However, he assigned no responsibility for the attack. According to Geo TV, a shooter opened fire from close range at the truck with a container on it that was transporting the former prime minister. It stated that one person had been detained on the spot. Also, taken by police to an unidentified destination.
Khan was first said to be safe, despite occasional reports to the contrary. Khan was hurt in the incident as well. It was discovered afterwards. There are also rumors that Senator Faisal Javed, a close ally of Khan’s, was hurt in the assault. Babar Azam immediately denounced the attack on Khan on his Twitter account after learning of the assassination attempt.
“Strongly condemn this heinous attack on @ImranKhanPTI. May Allah keep Kaptaan safe and protect our beloved Pakistan, Ameen,” tweeted Azam.
Former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Akhtar took to his Twitter handle and expressed his shock over Khan’s injury and expressed relief that the latter was safe.
Heard about the attack on @ImranKhanPTI . Alhamdolillah he is fine and in good spirits. This clip of him is from after the attack.
I strongly condemn the attack. pic.twitter.com/VeFxFIYf8p
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) November 3, 2022
In the meantime, the Pakistan cricket team maintained its chances of making it to the semi-finals with a decisive 33-run victory against South Africa in a T20 contest marred by rain. For his overall performance in the game. Shadab Khan given the player of the match award. The all-round spinner helped Pakistan record a huge 185 for nine in 20 overs by taking a few wickets in addition to scoring a quickfire 52 off 22 balls.
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