Mehbooba Mufti Condemns Attack On Imran Khan, Prays For His Recovery

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday condemned the attack on former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan and prayed for his speedy recovery.

Taking to social networking site Twitter, Mehbooba wrote: “Condemn the cowardly attack on Imran Khan & pray for his swift recovery.”

According to reports, Khan and some leaders of his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), including Faisal Javed Khan, were injured. News agency AFP, quoting local media, said Khan was shot in his foot and then taken by car to a safe location.

He was rushed to a hospital where doctors said he was out of danger.

“He is in a stable condition,” Raoof Hasan, a senior Khan aide was quoted as saying by newspapers. “This was an attempt to kill him, to assassinate him,” he added.

Asad Umar, a senior PTI leader, told ARY News said six people were injured in the attack and two were seriously wounded, including local leader Ahmad Chatha.

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