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Imran Khan is shot in the foot in assassination attempt after ‘a number of gunmen’ open fire on convoy

Imran Khan is shot in the foot in assassination attempt as gunman opens fire on his convoy throughout protest march calling for snap election in Pakistan

  • Pakistan’s former PM Imran Khan has survived an assassination attempt at rally
  • A gunman opened fire at Khan’s convoy as he was main a protest march
  • Khan was shot in the foot and rushed to hospital, however he is out of hazard  

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan has been shot in the foot in an assassination attempt at a rally however is in a secure situation. 

A gunman opened fire at Khan’s convoy as he was main a protest march on Islamabad to demand snap elections, with one bullet putting the former PM in the foot.

Video exhibits Khan, 70, sporting a bandage on his foot, waving to supporters after getting shot earlier than he was helped down from an open high truck and positioned fastidiously right into a car.

The politician was rushed to hospital, with native media reporting that he is out of hazard. Some of Khan’s supporters have been additionally injured in the assault. 

Footage from the scene additionally seems to exhibits a suspected gunman taking pictures in the direction of Khan’s convoy. A second man is seen making an attempt to wrestle the gun from the shooter, however he manages to flee. 

‘This was an attempt to kill Khan, to assassinate him,’ his senior aide, Raoof Hasan, mentioned, including that one alleged attacker had been shot useless and a second taken into police custody.

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan has been shot in the foot in an assassination attempt at a rally

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan has been shot in the foot in an assassination attempt at a rally. He is seen right here waving to followers after being shot 

Footage from the scene also appears to show the gunman shooting towards Khan's convoy. A second man (right) is seen trying to wrestle the gun from the shooter, but he manages to escape

Footage from the scene additionally seems to indicate the gunman taking pictures in the direction of Khan’s convoy. A second man (proper) is seen making an attempt to wrestle the gun from the shooter, however he manages to flee

Eight individuals, together with Senator Faisal Javed Khan, have been reportedly injured after the gunmen opened fire close to Wazirabad, a metropolis in northern Pakistan. 

Video exhibits Senator Faisal Javed Khan sat in a hospital chair, with blood splattered over his white shirt.

Khan and his supporters had been travelling in a big convoy of vehicles and automobiles heading in the direction of the capital, Islamabad, as a part of his marketing campaign aimed toward forcing the authorities to carry early elections after he was ousted from office this spring. 

Pakistan 's former Prime Minister Imran Khan (pictured yesterday at a different rally) has been shot in the foot in an assassination attempt at a rally

Pakistan ‘s former Prime Minister Imran Khan (pictured yesterday at a special rally) has been shot in the foot in an assassination attempt at a rally

 The assault occurred lower than per week after Khan started his march from Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, together with 1000’s of supporters. 

Each day throughout his so-called ‘lengthy march’ 70 year-old Khan has mounted a transport container towed by a lorry, making speeches from the open high to crowds of 1000’s in cities and cities alongside the approach. 

Since his ouster in a no-confidence vote in Parliament in April, Khan has alleged that his ouster was a conspiracy engineered by his successor, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, and the United States – claims that each the new premier and Washington have denied.

This is a breaking information story, extra to observe… 

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