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Pakistan’s ex-PM Imran Khan shot in leg at protest march
Former prime minister out of danger after shooting attack that killed one of his supporters and wounded some others.
Islamabad, Pakistan – Imran Khan, the former prime minister of Pakistan, has sustained a bullet injury in his leg after a gunman opened fire at a rally in Wazirabad, in the country’s east.
The former cricket star, who was leading a protest march demanding snap elections, was out of danger and taken to a hospital in Lahore for treatment, Azhar Mashwani, an official with Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, confirmed to Al Jazeera.
Wazirabad police told Al Jazeera seven people were wounded in the incident, while one of Khan’s supporters, identified as Muazzam Nawaz, died after sustaining bullet wounds.
The identity of the suspect, who was arrested by police at the scene, was not immediately clear. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack
Footage on local TV channels showed Khan with a bandaged leg moving from his truck to another vehicle with the help of his security team.
Khan stable: Doctor
Dr Faisal Sultan, chief executive of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital, built by Khan in memory of his mother, said the PTI leader was in a stable condition and conscious.