Wazirabad attack: Imran Khan receiving treatment in Lahore as political bickering begins
- Former prime minister Imran Khan injured but safe in Wazirabad firing incident
– One killed, seven others injured
– Senator Faisal Javed among those injured
– Two suspects detained
– Attacker claims Imran Khan was misguiding people.
– PM Shehbaz, Punjab CM Elahi condemn incident, seek reports
One person was killed and eight others including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Chief and former prime minister Imran were injured in an attack on his container in Wazirabad, SAMAA TV reported.
The incident took place near Allahwala Chowk in Wazirabad.
Senator Faisal Javed is also among the injured. Both, Imran Khan and Faisal Javed have been moved to a hospital nearby where they are undergoing treatment.
A child is among the injured.
Video footage and photo show Senator Faisal Javed’s clothes splattered with blood stains.
Another photo from inside the hospital room showed his face covered with a bandage on his left cheek.
Two suspects have been arrested from the spot.
Following the incident, a police contingent surrounded the container.
There were reports that as many as 15 people may have been injured in the stampede that ensued following the attack.
A video of the incident shows a man in olive green shalwar qameez and black coat firing at the container.
Announcements were made from the container that the PTI chief remained safe in the incident. “Imran Khan is absolutely fine.”