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Imran khan got shot and injured during the long march at Wazirabad on Thursday 3 November. | nioqlax

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Imran Khan got shot and injured during the long march rally. Imran Khan was going to Islamabad to launch his protest against the government. While the container was near Allah Walla Chowk at Wazirabad, a man came from somewhere and fired at the container. Imran Khan sustained multiple bullet injuries. Two political leaders, Faisal Javed and Ahmad Chattha, got injured. Imran Khan sustained three to four bullet injuries in the leg.

Ten people, including Imran Khan, were injured and one was killed in the assassination attack. The deceased has been identified as Muazzam Nawaz. A party worker who was there to welcome the rally with a second iteration also got killed. According to the rescue officials, one other child also suffered an injury during the firing.

Among the party workers who got injured were Ahmad Chatth, Choudhry Yousuf, Omer Meyer, and Rashid. While going out of the container, Imran Khan waved at the supporters. He then shifted to the Shaukat Khanam Hospital in Lahore. while the other injured people were taken to the nearest hospital, the Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology.

Imran Khan got shot

Imran khan:

Imran Khan is the former captain of the Pakistan cricket team. Under his supervision, the country won the World Cup in 1992. Later, he joined politics and struggled to become prime minister. After a struggle of twenty-two years, he became the prime minister of Pakistan, and his tenure lasts for approximately 3.5 years.

Imran Khan is the former prime minister who was kicked out of his seat by the PDM (Pakistan Democratic Movement) via a vote of no confidence. Some of the parliamentarians who voted against Imran Khan belong to the PTI (Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf).

Imran Khan has taken serious notice, and from that day on, he is launching protests in different areas of Pakistan. He was demanding from the government and establishment that there should be fresh elections. To increase stability in the economy, the country is in dire need of having elections.

The news that” Imran Khan got shot and injured has spread like fire to the whole country. and the followers of Imran Khan are shocked and have launched protests throughout the whole country.

Importance of this long march:

Former prime minister Imran Khan named this long march the Azadi March. Imran Khan will ensure the support of the public through this long march. And he will again demand the elections. The country is on fire with the violent statements being made by PTI and PMLN. Rana Sana Ullah has also warned the chief of the PTI, Imran Khan, to not start the long march or he will face severe outcomes.

Imran khan got shot during the rally:

Imran Khan sustained three to four bullet injuries in the leg. PTI leader Faisal Javed, who got injured in an attack on Imran Khan’s convoy said that there were reports of the death of a party leader. The attacker was directly in front of the container and was wielding an AK-47.

Images and videos went viral over social media, showing the blooded shirt of Faisal Javed and a bandage on his face. Imran Khan got shot during his rally. He was brought down to the door of the container, where he waved at the supporters. The other team members and support staff then shifted him to a car and took him to the hospital. He is now relatively fine, but the attack itself has raised many questions.

Imran Khan’s shooter got arrested:

Imran Khan’s shooter was identified as Naveed Arain. He was arrested by the police. And in his statement, he accepted and gave the reason that “he fired at Imran Khan because Imran Khan was misleading the public.” It’s pretty absurd, but there is a need to investigate the actual culprit and start proceedings in this regard.

Imran Khan got shot

Ibtesam Hassan, the man who saved many lives:

A man named Ibtesam Hassan came to see and snatched the gun from the hand of the attacker. He first diverted the direction of the gun and this saved the severe injuries. Later, he snatched the gun from him and helped the police to arrest the attacker. In his videos that got viral, he said, ” I noticed a man having gun moving forward and pointed towards the container. I rushed towards him and divert the direction of the gun towards the ground. Later, he may fire at the public so I snatched the gun and helped the police catch him.”

Jemima Goldsmith said, “Hero,” to the man named Ibtesam Hassan who appeared at the scene and tried to divert the direction of the firing. This way, he saved many lives. His video went viral on social media.

Imran Khan got shot

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Imran Khan’s recovery:

The latest news that got aired showed that Imran Khan is stable after the surgeries. Bullets were removed. He decided to continue the long march toward Islamabad. “But according to x-rays and scans, there are fragments of bullets in his legs, and there’s a chip in his tibia skin bone,” said Dr. Faisal Sultan, the former assistant to the prime minister on health. So the condition is stable. The whole nation is praying for his speedy recovery.

Reality check:

According to some eyewitnesses, there were two shooters. The man who was seen opening fires in the footage is merely to divert the attention. The direction of his gun is towards the sky but the people who got injured over the container said that the bullets came straight towards them meaning there were 3 to 4 shooters.

There was someone else who has an automatic weapon, and he opened fire toward the container. The one who gets caught by the police is merely a pawn who came to the scene. The actual shooter is allowed to plea.

It seems to have a proper agenda over the release of the video of Naveed Arain. It can be another propaganda against PTI as the attacker used the religion card. Proper investigations should be done in order to find the one who is responsible for the attack.

Statement of Asad Umer:

Imran Khan got shot and injured after the firing at the container. Asad Umer said in his press conference that three people were involved in the attack. He said Shehbaz Sharif and Rana Sana Ullah were responsible for the attack. The third name is not mentioned in the media. Imran Khan wants that they should be suspended from their positions.

Statement of Imran Khan after the firing attack:

After the news broke that Imran Khan got shot, he was in the hospital for his surgery. as soon as he was stable, he gave a statement. and said to hold a press conference after a few hours. “If doctors allow me to go, I’ll reach the same point and continue the long march. I’m trying to get into people. Thanks to Allah, I’m fine; rather, the shooters have left no stone unturned,” said Imran Khan after getting stable from the injuries.

In the latest press conference, Imran khan said, “As soon as I’m better, I’ll be back on the streets,” Imran khan addressed after getting stable from the assassination attempt on him and asked the supporters to continue the long march. In his press conference, he added, “as soon as ill get well, I have decided to take the streets and will give the call to Islamabad.”

“An enslaved nation is not respected in the world. it can never progress,” he said urging the nation to not compromise on their freedom.

Imran Khan’s first speech after the assassination attack.

Protests throughout Pakistan:

After the news got aired that Imran Khan got shot, PTI and its followers launched protests throughout the country. Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Gujranwala, and many other cities are crowded by the protesters. Many were arrested and police used tear gas to disperse the protesters.

Statements of officials:

As the news got aired that Imran Khan got shot political and military officials condemn the attack. Certain other officials also condemned the attack and prayed for the speedy recovery of Imran Khan.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif:

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif tweeted, “I condemn the incident of firing on PTI Chairman Imran Khan in the strongest words. I have directed the Interior Minister to issue an immediate report on the incident. I pray for the recovery and health of the PTI chairman and other injured people.”

Maryam Nawaz Sharif:

As the news broke that Imran Khan got shot and injured, Maryam Nawaz Sharif also condemned the attack on the Imran Khan rally and prayed for the recovery of Imran Khan and other injured people.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari:

Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also has condemned the attack against Imran Khan. In his tweet, he said, ” Strongly condemn the attack on Imran Khan. Praying for his swift recovery.”


ISPR says the firing incident on Imran Khan’s convoy in Wazirabad, is” highly condemnable”. Wishes, a “Speedy recovery” for Imran Khan and others injured in the attack.

Other officials like the presidents of America and famous players condemned the attack on the former prime minister and prayed for the speedy recovery of Imran Khan and others who got injured.

Babar Azam:

Babar Azam said, “I strongly condemn this heinous attack on Imran khan. May Allah keep kaptan safe and protect our beloved Pakistan, Ameen.

With that, we also condemn the attack on the convoy of Imran Khan and prayed for the speedy recovery of Imran Khan and the others who got injured.

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