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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Long March to continue until announcement of general elections: Fawad

PTI senior leader Fawad Chaudhry alleged it was “a planned assassination attempt on Imran Khan and he escaped narrowly”, claiming an automatic weapon was used.

Central leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chaudhary Fawad Hussain on Thursday said that long march would continue until the announcement of general elections.

In a tweet related to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Chairman Imran Khan well-being, Fawad apprised that the PTI chief was being treated in the operation theatre.

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“Imran Khan is in the operation theatre, May Allah protect him,” he said.

He also said a meeting of PTI’s senior leadership has been convened on Friday (tomorrow) in Lahore.

Meanwhile, Secretary General PTI Asad Umar in a video message said that Dr Faisal Sultan apprised him about the well being of Imran, adding that the latter’s condition was stable and there was no danger to his life.

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He said that Imran sustained bullet wounds at the lower part of his leg.

Asad Umar said the CT scan of the PTI chief had also been carried out.

Meanwhile, PTI workers and leaders condemned the firing incident at PTI’s long march in Wazirabad.

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They asked for an independent and transparent investigation into the incident, seeking stern action against the culprits.