ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday sought a report of the firing incident on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) long march container which the led to the injuries of former prime minister Imran Khan.
The firing took place at Imran Khan’s container in which the PTI chief including Faisal Javed, Ahmed Nasir Chattha and other party leaders were injured at Allahwala Chowk in Wazirabad.
They were immediately shifted to local hospital for medical assistance.
On the other hand, the prime minister strongly condemned the firing incident and also sought a report.
PM Shehbaz also directed Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah, IG Punjab Police Faisal Shahkar and Chief Secretary Punjab to immediately report.
Later, in a tweet, Rana Sanaullah also condemned the attack on the PTI chairman and directed the chief secretary and IGP Punjab to submit a report of the incident.
“A report of the firing incident has also been sought from the federal security agencies,” the tweet read further.
Meanwhile, Federal Minister for planning and development Ahsan Iqbal has also condemned the incident.
In his tweet, the minister said, “Thank God Imran Niazi is safe,” adding that there is no room for violence in politics.
He also urged the Punjab government to review the security arrangements.