LIVE updates: Imran Khan injured as man opens fire near PTI Long March

Imran Khan, the chairman of the PTI, was shot by a guy in Gujranwala, close to the party’s welcome camp, injuring him and alarming the adjacent long march participants.

According to Geo News, the former prime minister suffered injuries to his leg and was taken to a hospital for treatment; however, the hospital’s location remains unclear due to security concerns.

A large anti-government march is being led by the PTI chairman in the direction of Islamabad. He had said that the protest march will continue for a further 10 months until the election date was established.

The objective was to be at the federal capital by November 4 prior to this announcement. Later, it was changed to November 8–9, and then again, to November 11. Fawad Chaudhry, the head of the PTI, then said that the party will keep altering the dates in order to “wear the administration out.”

Since he was removed from office earlier this year by a resolution of no-confidence, the PTI chair is on his second march toward Islamabad.

Economic uncertainty in Pakistan has been exacerbated by political instability, with foreign rating agencies doubting the capacity of the present administration to continue challenging economic policies in the face of political pressure and impending elections.

Continue reading for the most recent Pakistani updates on the PTI’s long march.
Thursday, November 3

5:20 pm — Imran Khan is “OK,” according to Faisal Javed

Imran Khan, a senator and PTI leader, was described as “excellent” by Faisal Javed.

Javed assured reporters that the long march would continue and that “this movement will now continue with newfound enthusiasm.”

Khan was wounded in the foot, but his health is stable, according to Raoof Hasan, a top assistant to Khan.

He said, “This was an effort to murder him, to assassinate him,” and added, “He is in a stable condition.”

5:18 p.m. — Aides kill the man accused of assaulting Khan.
An aide informed AFP that a guy who was believed to have attacked the former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan had been shot dead.

Unknown who shot the first assailant, Raoof Hasan, a top Khan adviser, informed AFP that “a second individual was brought into police custody.”

5:15 PM – A bullet just grazed my face before missing Faisal Javed.
According to PTI Senator Faisal Javed, who spoke to Geo News, the bullet grazed his face but missed his face altogether.

Javed went on to say that he is worried about the welfare of his fellow party officials and leaders.

5:05pm — Faisal Javed, a labourer, was allegedly slain:

Imran Khan attack
Imran Khan attack

5:00 PM – The head of JI Karachi denounces the assault on Imran Khan.

4:56 pm — PM Shehbaz denounces the shooting event
Shahbaz Sharif, the prime minister, denounced the tragic shooting that happened in Gujranwala close to Allahwala Chowt.

The PM has ordered Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah to get a quick report from the Punjab chief secretary and inspector general of police.

Shahbaz Gill yells at alleged attackers who crossed the red line at 4:47 p.m.
PTI leader Shahbaz Gill used his Twitter account to warn the alleged attackers that Imran Khan is their red line and that they had attempted to cross it.

Gill insisted that Khan will fight until the very end while also saying that the Haqeeqi Azadi March would go on.

4:42 pm — Faisal Javed was wounded in the fire incident, along with other PTI leaders.

Senator Faisal Javed, the PTI’s leader, and four to five other lawmakers were wounded after a regrettable shooting incident that happened close to Imran Khan’s container.

Imran Khan is hurt when a gunman fires near the PTI welcoming camp on day seven’s live updates.

Imran Khan suffers a right leg injury and is taken to the hospital at 4:35 PM
PTI Chairman Imran Khan was wounded by a guy who opened fire on Khan’s container close to Allahwala Chowk in Gujranwala, injuring Khan’s right leg.

Khan has reportedly been transported to a hospital after being evacuated in a bulletproof car, according to Geo News.

Khan is being sent to the neighbourhood hospital for urgent medical care.

A guy shoots fire near Imran Khan’s welcoming camp around 4:20 p.m., injuring many people.
A guy fired fire in close proximity to PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s welcoming camp at Allahwala Chowk, injuring many persons.

Police sources claim that after gunshots were fired on Khan’s container, a commotion occurred close to Khan’s reception camp at Allahwala Chowk in Gujranwala.

According to sources cited by Geo News, the shooter has been taken into custody.

According to reports, Khan was hurt and was inside his container. Later, a vehicle that was bulletproof took him to safety.

According to the exclusive video provided by Geo News, Khan suffered a wound to his right leg, which was bandaged.

Imran Khan abandons his speech at Maulana Zafar Ali Khan at 3:50 p.m.
Imran Khan, the chairman of the PTI, avoided speaking to the marchers in favour of Maulana Zafar Ali Khan.

Instead of speaking, Khan invited the attendees to go with him to Kachehri Chowk and promised to address them there.

Scenes from Wazirabad on day seven, at 3:45

2:45 PM — Imran Khan is despised by those who oppose Pakistan: Fawad

He claimed in a media interview that the government had brought about 23 cases against Imran. He also criticised Rana Sanaullah, the interior minister, for holding Imran in Machh Jail, adding that “these politicians are the visible expression of corruption.”

Imran Khan, the head of the PTI, is opposed by people who are against Pakistan, according to PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry.

On the seventh day of his party’s protest march into Islamabad, he spoke to the media and criticised the recent trip to China by the prime minister and a group of his administration. He said, “The trip to China was doomed to fail.”

The PTI leader questioned why any administration would have discussions with an unelected prime minister.

Imran Khan is the subject of 23 cases, according to Chaudhry. He said that he was startled by Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah’s declaration that Imran will be sent to Machh prison, saying, “This is a record.”

The present administration’s days, he said, are numbered.

1:46 PM – The PTI march will be “limping”: Hafiz Muhammad ul-
Hafiz Hamdullah,

a spokesman for the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), said that regardless of how long or how short the PTI march is, it would be “limping.”

The PTI chairman’s goal, according to him, is neither revolution nor election. Instead, he said that Khan is “eager to select an army commander of his choosing.”

He criticised Khan for attacking government institutions, calling him “a hero” in India.

The neutrality whistle has been blown, yet you still have a problem with it, Hamdullah added.

1:30 PM – A “historic” gathering will take place on November 11 in Islamabad: Umar Asad

12:58 PM – Islamabad administration asks PTI for an affidavit in return for approval of a demonstration
In return for permission to organise a rally in Islamabad, the administration in Islamabad has requested an affidavit from the PTI for guarantees about several requirements stipulated by the government.

The document, which must be signed by PTI Chairman Imran Khan, lists 39 separate criteria. Some of the requirements include:

PTI will be permitted to have a rally for one day only.
PTI must get permission for the 12 guests who will be there.
12:00 p.m. – IHC directs PTI to maintain calm at the sit-in area.
PTI has been ordered by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to guarantee preserving calm regardless of the site in Islamabad that the government has given the party to stage sit-ins and jalsa.

The comment was made during the hearing on PTI’s complaint that the government failed to provide it a certificate of no objection for its sit-in in Islamabad.

Justice Aamer Farooq said, “Holding a demonstration is your right, but the citizens rights should also be taken care of. After hearing the arguments from the parties in the case, the court later deferred its decision.

Islamabad administration issues a request for ambulances at 11:10 a.m.
The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has been asked by the Islamabad government to provide 10 ambulances in case any unfortunate incidents arise during the PTI long march.

The authorities have also asked for five fire brigade trucks in a letter.

10:55 a.m. PTI leaders are pleading with institutions and the courts for help after reaching a standstill: Sherry Rehman
PTI officials are now requesting institutions and courts to intervene after reaching an impasse, according to Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman, as the party reached the seventh day of its anti-government protest march.

Imran will spend day 7 at Wazirabad at 9:45 a.m.

Imran Khan could show there at 8:15 a.m. provided he guarantees the IHC a peaceful march On Wednesday, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said that Khan would be permitted to visit if he provided the Islamabad High Court with a guarantee that the march would be peaceful.

He was questioned over the protracted march of the PTI and the approval of its arrival into Islamabad. He said that the IHC was now debating a petition on the subject.

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8:00 am – Islamabad’s March will not come to an end: Imran Khan, the leader of the PTI, said on Wednesday that his party’s journey to Islamabad will not mark the end of its lengthy march.

He urged marchers, “Our movement will continue for the next ten months until the election date is declared. He reaffirmed, “We will never accept these thieves,” and added that it would be preferable to die than become their slaves.

The PTI began the sixth day of their lengthy march on Wednesday morning at Pindi Bypass in Gujranwala.


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