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Imran Khan Claims He was Shot Three Times in The Right Leg

Imran Khan Claims He was Shot Three Times in The Right Leg

Imran Khan shot thrice, recovering from injuries, according to CNN.

Thursday’s gunfire at a political event in Gujranwala, which his party has dubbed an assassination attempt, left Imran Khan unharmed.

Becky Anderson Interviewed Imran Khan

Khan stated in a Monday interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson, “They removed three gunshots from my right leg. The left included some shrapnel that was left inside.

Khan stated that his leg is in a cast and that his bone has been injured, adding that it will take him four to six weeks to return to his regular activities.

Speaking from his home in Lahore’s Zaman Park, Khan claimed to have received insider information about the impending shooting that injured him last week.

Khan responded: “Remember, three and a half years I was in charge. Anderson questioned him on Monday about the information he had been given about the incident and by whom. I have ties with all of the operating intelligence agencies. How did I obtain the knowledge? inside the intelligence organisations. Why? because the majority of people find what is happening in this country to be appalling.

Remember that I was in charge for three and a half years, Khan said. On Monday, Anderson questioned him about the details of the incident he had been given, including who had provided them. I am connected to every active intelligence organisation. How did I learn this information? within the intelligence agencies. The majority of people find what is going on in this country to be horrible, therefore that’s why.

Threat to Former Prime Minister

The Pakistani intelligence service said last week that it had informed Khan “about the threat” before the rally. Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) released a statement in which it claimed that “the organisation had already sensitised the federal government about the threat to the former prime minister, who had transmitted this to the Punjab province government.”

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Khan’s political party, is in charge of the Punjab provincial administration, according to the ISI.

Khan claimed last Friday that there had been an attempt to murder him, but government and security authorities vehemently refuted this claim.

“That speech reflects the events as they transpired. How this would occur, how a religious fanatic would kill me and put the blame on him for blasphemy. All of this is in my speech, which I broadcast on television, and it’s also posted on social media, he claimed, referring to a speech he gave on September 24 in which he claimed to have described the course of the incident.

The politician said that he doesn’t “need any reason to accuse this government for me to get back into power,” adding that his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party has maintained strong support since his ouster in April, in response to criticism that holding the current administration accountable for the attack would help Khan win re-election.

“They did everything they could to get me off the path. When it didn’t happen, this was planned, he said.

Khan was transported to a hospital in Lahore for treatment following the shooting, which resulted in one person dying in the attack on Thursday that also injured a number of other people.

Speaking from the hospital on Friday, Khan accused senior intelligence official Maj. Gen. Faisal, interior minister Rana Sanaullah, and prime minister Shebaz Sharif without providing any supporting documentation. The three guys are being contacted by CNN for comment.

At a news conference last week, the Pakistani Ministry of Information and Broadcasting refuted Khan’s accusations against Sharif and Sanaullah.

ISPR Strongly Condemned

In response to Khan’s claims, the Pakistani military labelled them “completely inappropriate and uncalled for” as well as “baseless and reckless.” In a statement released on Friday night, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) referred to Khan’s allegations against the military and military people as “extremely sad and strongly condemned.”

The Pakistan Army takes great pride in being a highly professional and disciplined organisation, and the statement continued, “Pakistan Army takes great satisfaction in being a robust and highly effective internal accountability system applicable across the board for unlawful conduct, if any, perpetrated by uniformed troops.

However, if vested interests are harming the honour, safety, and reputation of its rank and file through false claims, the institution “would jealously safeguard its commanders and men no matter what.”

Khan wrote a letter to Pakistani President Arif Alvi in which he stated that after his party’s April election defeat, it has been subjected to “an ever-increasing amount of false claims, harassment, arrests, and custodial torture.” This was first reported by CNN on Monday.

The letter is dated November 6, three days after Khan survived the shooting, according to a person close to the former prime minister who sent it to CNN.

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