New Delhi: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was on Thursday (November 3, 2022) injured when his convoy was shot at throughout a rally. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman was main a protest march to demand snap elections when the firing passed off. Khan, who has been reportedly injured in his proper leg, was taken to hospital. Reacting to the information, India mentioned that it’s maintaining an in depth eye on the event.
‘It’s a growth that simply passed off. We’re intently maintaining a tally of and we’ll proceed to observe ongoing developments,” MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi mentioned on firing on Imran Khan.
#WATCH | “It’s a growth that simply passed off. We’re intently maintaining a tally of and we’ll proceed to observe ongoing developments,” says MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on firing on former Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s rally in Wazirabad, Pakistan whereby he too is injured pic.twitter.com/yx5G5f7D9b
— ANI (@ANI) November 3, 2022
Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif condemns firing on Imran Khan
Meanwhile, Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif condemned the firing on Imran Khan and prayed for his restoration. He additionally directed Pakistan’s Interior Minister for an instantaneous report on the incident.
“Federal authorities will lengthen all assist essential to Punjab govt for safety & investigation. Violence should not have any place in our nation’s politics,” he mentioned.
Federal authorities will lengthen all assist essential to Punjab govt for safety & investigation. Violence should not have any place in our nation’s politics. 2/2 https://t.co/LWMUW03kQb
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) November 3, 2022
Imran Khan was wounded within the shin when his convoy was shot at in Wazirabad, almost 200 km from Islamabad.
A member of his social gathering mentioned a number of colleagues had been additionally wounded amid experiences one had been killed.
The staccato of gun hearth on Imran Khan. Early experiences say that one useless, some injured and Imran Khan has a bullet wound on his leg however he’s alive. Eerily just like the assault on Benazir Bhutto. https://t.co/gOjmzlhBvs
— Smita Prakash (@smitaprakash) November 3, 2022
There had been a whole lot of individuals within the convoy when Imran Khan was main a protest march on Islamabad to demand snap elections.
Imran Khan was shot within the leg however was steady whereas being taken to hospital. He waived at supporters too. #عمران_خان_ہماری_ریڈ_لائن_ہے pic.twitter.com/XizoAQzPax
— PTI (@PTIofficial) November 3, 2022
Since being ousted in April by way of a parliamentary vote, the cricketer-turned-politician has held rallies throughout Pakistan, stirring opposition towards the Sharif-led authorities.