The PTI chief is safe and the bullets reportedly went through his body, but he has not sustained any injuries on his bone. He was shifted to Shaukat Khanum, Lahore, after being treated at an unknown location earlier.
Pakistan’s flamboyant skipper Babar Azam strongly condemned the “heinous attack” on Khan and prayed that may Allah keep him and Pakistan safe.
Strongly condemn this heinous attack on @ImranKhanPTI. May Allah keep Kaptaan safe and protect our beloved Pakistan, Ameen.
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) November 3, 2022
Pakistani batter Imam-ul-Haq said violence in any form can never be accepted as he prayed for the quick recovery of Khan.
Violence in any form could never be accepted. Prayers for the quick recovery of @ImranKhanPTI saab. May Allah keep everyone safe ameen🤲🏼
— Imam Ul Haq (@ImamUlHaq12) 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
Former cricketer Wasim Akram — who played under Khan when they won the 1992 World Cup — said he was deeply disturbed by the events that unfolded.
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
Pakistani actor Armeena Khan said she was “shell-shocked” and questioned: “Did these guys seriously think that they can get away with this in today’s world?”
I am shell shocked! Did these guys seriously think that they can get away with this in today’s world? 😱 #ImranKhan
— Armeena ✨ (@ArmeenaRK) November 3, 2022
Actor Osama Khalid Butt said his prayers were with Khan, Senator Faisal Javed, and the PTI convoy.
Prayers with Imran Khan, Faisal Javed and the entire PTI convoy.
Had the worst happened (Nauzubillah), this country would have gone into a state of anarchy.
— Osman Khalid Butt (@aClockworkObi) November 3, 2022
Zimbabwean scholar Mufti Menk said he was saddened and shocked at the incident.
Shocked and saddened by news that Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan was injured following a shooting incident. I wish him well and a speedy recovery. Violence in all forms is totally wrong and unacceptable, no matter what our differences may be. #imrankhaninjured
— Mufti Menk (@muftimenk) November 3, 2022
Shocked beyond words…May Allah keep @ImranKhanPTI and others safe. Praying for speedy recovery of everyone who’s got injured in this violence.
— Adnan Siddiqui (@adnanactor) November 3, 2022
Assassination attempt on Imran Khan! Heard he is safe but injured. May Allah keep him, his companions & the protestors safe 🙏
— Arslan Naseer – CBA (@ArslanNaseerCBA) November 3, 2022
— Shehzad Roy (@ShehzadRoy) November 3, 2022
Nobel laureate Malala Yusufzai said that “attacks on leaders of any political belief or party are always wrong”, wishing the chairman “full recovery”.
Attacks on leaders of any political belief or party are always wrong. And violence is never an acceptable protest. Wishing @ImranKhanPTI a full recovery.
— Malala (@Malala) November 3, 2022
Khan Saab is safe! Allah ka shukar.
— Haroon Shahid (@Haroon_5hahid) November 3, 2022
Prayers for everyone’s safety. May Allah have mercy on our country. #Pakistan
— Fakhr-e-Alam (@falamb3) November 3, 2022
Thank God Imran Khan is safe. This is not a good development. Allah khair karay#firing
— Rohail Hyatt 🇵🇰 (@rohailhyatt) November 3, 2022