Pakistan legend and former Prime Minister Imran Khan was shot by a bullet during a protest march in Wazirabad on Thursday. The supporters of Imran’s political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf has described the incident as an assassination attempt. He has been injured in his leg after being two-three times.
Asad Umar, a party leader, told reporters: “He [Imran] is being taken to a hospital in Lahore, but he is not seriously wounded. A bullet hit him in the leg.”
Meanwhile, AFP has reported that the person suspected of firing bullets at Imran has been shot dead.
Reacting to the shocking news, Pakistan cricket fraternity condemned the attack on their former Prime Minister and said violence has no place in their peaceful country. From Pakistan captain Babar Azam to swing king Wasim Akram, took to Twitter reacted to the assassination attempt on Imran.
Here are the reactions:
Strongly condemn this heinous attack on @ImranKhanPTI. May Allah keep Kaptaan safe and protect our beloved Pakistan, Ameen.
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) November 3, 2022
Dua hai @ImranKhanPTI theek hon. Aur jo jo is hamle mai zakhmi hue hein woh jald se jald sehat yaab ho jayein. Meri puray mulk se guzarish hai ke aman qayam rakhein.
— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) November 3, 2022
Strongly condemn the Attack on @ImranKhanPTI May he Get well soon 🤲🏻
— Saeed Ajmal (@REALsaeedajmal) November 3, 2022
Highly condemn the attack on @ImranKhanPTI. My prayers for the health and speedy recovery of all the injured people and deceased. May Allah SWT protect Pakistan, Ameen.
— Fakhar Zaman (@FakharZamanLive) November 3, 2022
Heard about the attack on @ImranKhanPTI . Alhamdolillah he is fine and in good spirits. This clip of him is from after the attack.
I strongly condemn the attack. pic.twitter.com/VeFxFIYf8p
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) November 3, 2022
I highly condemn what happened in Wazirabad today, let us all stay strong and support each other. Everyone's safety should be our first priority. Sabse pehle Pakistan 🇵🇰
— Hassan Ali 🇵🇰 (@RealHa55an) November 3, 2022
— Waqar Younis (@waqyounis99) November 4, 2022
Deeply disturbed about the events unfolding in Wazirabad . Our prayers with Imran BHAI and everyone there. We as a country must come together and not allow anyone to distort our national unity.
— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) November 3, 2022
Strongly condemn the attack on @ImranKhanPTI. May he stay safe & get well soon. Aameen 🤲🏼
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) November 3, 2022
I Strongly condemn heinous firing attack on PTI Chairman Imran Khan & others…praying for their speedy recovery and health May Allah keep everyone safe and sound Ameen
— Kamran Akmal (@KamiAkmal23) November 3, 2022
عمران خان صاحب اور اُن کے ساتھیوں کی جلد اور مکمل صحتیابی کے لیے دعاگو ہوں اللّٰہ تعالٰی سب کو اپنی حفاظت میں رکھے آمین
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) November 3, 2022