PTI’s Imran Ismail has said that party chief Imran Khan has been shot in the leg “three to four” times.
Speaking to Bol TV, he said that he was next to Imran when the attack occurred. He said that Faisal Javed was also injured and Imran sustained three to four bullet injuries in the leg.
He went on to say that the attacker was directly in front of the container and was wielding a AK-47.
PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry has confirmed that Imran Khan was shot in the leg in a targeted attack during the long march in Wazirabad today.
In an interview with Aaj TV immediately after the incident, he said that three people were injured in the attack, including Senator Faisal Javed and Ahmad Chattha.
Punjab Chief Minister Parvez Elahi has taken notice of the firing incident near PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s container in Wazirabad and instructed the provincial IGP to submit a report after thorough investigation.
“Those behind this incident will be brought to justice soon and the injured will be provided the best medical care,” the chief minister said.
DawnNewsTV has said Imran is being rushed to the hospital. Meanwhile, a contingent of Punjab police has also reached the site.