Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan was injured in his leg in a firing on Thursday during his ‘real freedom’ rally in Wazirabad. The incident happened at Zafarali Khan Chowk. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Imran Ismail said that Khan was shot in the leg “three to four” times.
Four others were also injured in the incident.
Soon after the incident, Imran Khan was transferred from the container to a bulletproof vehicle.
Videos from the rally showed Imran Khan being transferred to a bulletproof vehicle after the firing. He was travelling in an open-top vehicle during the rally. Sources said PTI leader Faisal Javed was also injured.
PTI leader Fawad Chaudhary said that the miscreants shot at Imran Khan with an AK-47. He said that it was a ‘targeted attack’. Imran Khan has been moved to Lahore and will be taken to a hospital, according to former minister Asad Umar.