Imran Khan stable after gun attack, shrapnel found in right leg: reports

Imran Khan stable after gun attack, shrapnel found in right leg: reports

Imran Khan has undergone surgery in a Lahore hospital after bullet shrapnel was found in right leg.  

Amid a war of words between him and Pakistan's ISI chief, assailants opened fire on Pakistan Tehreeq-e-Insaaf Party chairman Imran Khan’s container in Wazirabad. 

In a statement, the Punjab police said that seven people were injured and one person was killed during the attack on Khan. It added that a suspect has been taken into custody.

The attack took place on the seventh day of his long march from Lahore to Islamabad which was being carried out to press the authorities to hold the general elections. 

The attack comes days after ISI chief Lieutenant-General Nadeem Anjum held an unprecedented press conference, saying the army and ISI were being maligned through lies by Imran Khan.

Sep 02, 2022 10:53 IST

Imran Khan undergoes surgery in Lahore

Imran Khan has undergone surgery in a Lahore hospital after bullet shrapnel was found in right leg.  The former Pakistan Prime Minister suffered bullet injuries after a gunmen opened fire during his rally in Punjab's Wazirabad on Thursday. 

Pakistan's Dr Faisal Sultan, the former assistant to the prime minister on health, told reporters that PTI chairman Imran Khan’s condition is stable but according to X-rays and scans, there are fragments of bullets in his legs and there’s a chip in his tibia shin bone. 

Sep 02, 2022 10:53 IST

Suspect's confessional video leaked, senior police officers suspended

Punjab CM has suspended the entire staff, including the SHO, of the police station where Imran Khan's suspected attacker is being held after a video of his confession was leaked. 

The chief minister has asked Punjab's Inspector General to take strict action against the officers. 

Sep 02, 2022 10:53 IST

Pakistan Army condemns attack on Imran Khan

The Pakistan Army has 'highly condemned' the attack on Imran Khan.

According to Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), the military offered sincere prayers for the speedy recovery and well-being of PTI Chairman Imran Khan and all those injured in this unfortunate incident.

- GEO TV

Sep 02, 2022 10:53 IST

'Heinous assassination attempt': President Alvi condemns attack on Imran Khan

Strongly condemn heinous assasination attempt on ex-PM of Pakistan, the brave Imran Khan. I have sought immediate reports from authorities. I pray for his speedy recovery & of all those injured. My condolences to family of deceased political worker who died during the incident.

- Arif Alvi, Pakistan President

Sep 02, 2022 10:53 IST

Senior Pakistani journalist tweets video of attacker's 'confession'

Sep 02, 2022 10:53 IST

Condemn incident of firing on Imran Khan in strongest words: PM Shehbaz Sharif

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Video of Imran Khan after he was injured in gun attack

Sep 02, 2022 10:53 IST

Pakistani news channel GEO TV tweets image of Imran's suspected attacker

Pakistani news channel GEO TV tweets image of Imran's suspected attacker
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Man suspected of firing at Imran shot dead: AFP

Sep 02, 2022 10:53 IST

Imran Khan sustains bullet injury, attacker held: reports

Geo TV footage showed that 70-year-old Khan was hit in the right leg. Police shifted him to a bullet proof vehicle from the container he was riding at the time of the attack.

The channel reported that one person has been arrested from the spot and police shifted him to an unknown location.

Initially, it was reported that Khan was safe while some people were injured. However, later it turned out that Khan was also injured.

There are also reports that Khan’s close aide Senator Faisal Javed was also injured in the attack.

Sep 02, 2022 10:53 IST

Ex-Pakistan PM Imran Khan injuring in gun attack: reports

Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan on Thursday sustained bullet injury when unidentified assailants opened fire on the container-mounted-truck carrying him during his protest march in Pakistan's Punjab province, media reports said.

The incident occurred near Allahwala Chowk of Wazirabad town of Punjab.

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