Video footage showed the moment of the shooting of Pakistani Prime Minister’s motorcade Former Imran Khan, today, Thursday, during a political rally near the city of Gujranwala.
Khan was shot in the foot, but is in stable condition, an aide said.
looks like it was supposed to be a fatal shot aimed at eliminating warning imran khan, not a. This brave-heart pulled the shooter’s arm leading to misdirected firing. pic.twitter.com/xg73vAMyGH
— Apultikal (@apultikal) November 3, 2022
Rauf Hassan, a top aide to Khan, said Khan was wounded when the crowd fired near the city of Gujranwala.
He added, “His condition is stable, and this was an attempt to kill him, to assassinate him,” noting that one of the attackers was killed, and another was arrested.
Khan had been leading a rally since last Friday from the city of Lahore to the capital, Islamabad, as part of a campaign to demand new elections after he was dismissed from office in the spring.
During what he called a “long march”, Khan gives speeches From an open container to crowds in cities and towns on the way to the capital.
Khan has won the Legislative by-elections new ones at the end of last week, according to official results published Monday.
Since his ouster in April on a motion of no-confidence, the former cricket champion has called for elections immediately, but the government prefers to wait until the October 2023 deadline to give itself time to get the economy back on track.