Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan claimed on Friday that an assassination attempt occurred while he was standing on a container during his long march in Wazirabad on Thursday. He said that four bullets struck his legs.
Khan claimed to have been informed of the impending risk beforehand.
While still a patient at the Shaukat Khanum Hospital in Lahore, where he is receiving medical attention for his wounds, Khan remarked during a televised address, “I had already discovered that there was a plan in place to assassinate me somewhere between Wazirabad and Gujrat.”
The cricketer-turned-politician is being treated by Dr. Faisal Sultan, who said that an x-ray of Khan’s right leg revealed that his tibia was injured and in fact fracturedThe main artery is represented by the line on the right leg of this scan. There were bullet pieces extremely close by “said Sultan.
Khan, who was leading a protest march against the Shehbaz Sharif administration, was shot in the right leg as he and others mounted on a truck with a container. The incident occurred in the Wazirabad neighbourhood of Punjab province.Khan’s right leg was lifted and bandaged as he sat in a wheelchair. He made numerous accusations against the military and political leaders.
Police used tear gas to disperse protestors in Rawalpindi, Lahore, and Karachi after they blocked highways shortly after Khan was shot at. Police were seen taking some of the protesters into cars in television footage.