LAHORE/WAZIRABAD: A Gun Attack On Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and four other party members who were injured in firing at Imran Khan’s container during his “Azadi March” in Wazirabad on Thursday.
According to the police, the firing incident took place near Allah Wala Chowk, Wazirabad when the march was on its way to Islamabad. As a result, Imran Khan and four PTI members — Senator Faisal Javed, Umar Dar, Ahmad Chatha and another person — sustained injuries.
The police spokesman said that after the incident, PTI chief Imran Khan was being shifted to a hospital. One suspect involved in the firing incident has also been arrested. Further investigation was under way
Punjab CM takes notice of attack
Punjab Chief Minister Pervez Elahi has taken notice of the Gun attack on PTI Chairperson Imran Khan’s container and instructed the province’s top cop to submit a report after investigation.
Elahi said that those “behind the incident will be brought to justice”. He also instructed local authorities to provide the best possible medical care to the injured.
PM Shehbaz condemns attack on Imran
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif took notice of the attack on Imran and condemned the incident. He instructed Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah to get an immediate report from the chief secretary of Punjab and the IGP.
The premier further said that the federal government will extend “all support necessary” to the provincial government for security and investigation of the incident.