Imran Khan attack: Gunman was directly in front of container, wielding AK-47

He belongs to Arain caste and resident of Sodhra District Wazirabad. He was arrested with 9mm and 2 empty mags.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Thursday, November 03, 2022, 06:35 PM IST
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Islamabad: While attacking the former former Pakistan Prime Minister and Tehrik-E-Insaf party Chief Imran Khan, the attacker was directly in front of the container and was wielding an AK-47. The former Prime Minister has been shifted to a hospital, along with khan, four to five PTI leaders have also sustained injuries, reported Pakistan media.

The Shooter has been identified as M Naveed s/o M Bashir, he belongs to Arain caste and resident of Sodhra District Wazirabad. He was arrested with 9mm and 2 empty mags.

Chaotic scenes broke out near PTI's reception camp at Allahwala Chowk in Gujranwala after gunshots were fired at party chief Imran Khan, media reports said.

Khan has been shot in the leg "three to four" times

According to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Ismail, Khan has been shot in the leg "three to four" times, Dawn reported. Speaking to Bol TV, Ismail said that he was standing next to Khan when the shots were fired in which PTI leader Faisal Javed was also injured.

According to the police, the suspect who opened fire on Khan's container has been arrested.

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