Imran Khan, the former prime minister of Pakistan, wounded during a protest march

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Pakistan’s Islamabad  Imran- After a shooter opened fire at a gathering in Wazirabad. In the country’s east, Imran Khan a former prime minister of Pakistan hit in the leg by a bullet. Azhar Mashwani, a representative of Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party. Confirmed to Al Jazeera that the former cricket star, who leading a protest march demanding hasty elections. Out of danger and brought to a hospital in Lahore for treatment.

Seven individuals were hurt in the event

According to Wazirabad police, Muazzam Nawaz one of  the great Khan’s followers. Died as a result of gunshot wounds. On the contrary police at the site detained a suspect, whose name not immediately known. The incident has not yet assigned a perpetrator.

Sultan revealed to reporters that his tibia bone chipped and that there were gunshot pieces in his leg. This is merely the preliminary examination .We are sending him to the operating room for a more thorough review he added. Sultan explained that a four-person medical board established to keep an eye on and assess Khan’s health. In the meanwhile, the act denounced and a probe requested in a statement by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

The “firing incident” at the protest march

Gunshots were heard by journalist Nazar Ul Islam, who monitoring the protest march. Meanwhile he roughly 100 metres (328 feet) behind Khan’s container. He mentioned that other mishaps had occurred at the demonstrations over the previous week. Also including the death of a journalist on October 30. For a time being who slid and crushed under Khan’s container.

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I heard a couple gunshots, which followed by the sound of approaching ambulances. When I got near to the container, I observed fear among the locals and bloodstains on the road. Other than at the moment, I believed it another accident,” he told Al Jazeera.

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