Former Prime Minister and PTI Chairman Imran Khan recently survived an ‘assassination attempt’ on Thursday evening during the party’s long march in Wazirabad. He was accompanied by party leaders Faisal Javed and Ahmed Chatta who were also injured in the attempt. As per reports, Imran Khan was shot in the leg and was shifted to Shaukat Khanum Hospital, Lahore. The incident has sent shockwaves around the world.
Pakistani celebrities have condemned the attack, sent their prayers and wished him a speedy recovery.
The ex-wife of Imran Khan, praised the man who foiled the attack on the former Prime Minister during the party’s long march in Gujranwala and expressed relief after Dr. Faisal Sultan said that the PTI Chairman’s condition is stable.
After the announcement of Imran Khan being safe and stable following the “assassination attempt,” Ms Goldsmith took to Twitter and conveyed their sons’ gratitude to the man who caught the attacker.
The news we dread…
Thank God he’s okay. And thank you from his sons to the heroic man in the crowd who tackled the gunman. https://t.co/DGoxlJGwxb
— Jemima Goldsmith (@Jemima_Khan) November 3, 2022
“The news we dread… Thank God he’s okay. And thank you from his sons to the heroic man in the crowd who tackled the gunman,” she tweeted.
Osman Khalid Butt
The Kala Doriya actor prayed for 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
Mufti Ismail Menk
The Zimbabwean Islamic scholar wished Imran a speedy recovery
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
Actor and producer was “shocked beyond words” and prayed for the speedy recovery of everyone “injured in this violence.”
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
The singer thanked god that Imran Khan is safe
Thank God Imran Khan is safe. This is not a good development. Allah khair karay#firing
— Rohail Hyatt 🇵🇰 (@rohailhyatt) November 3, 2022
The actress tweeted that the bullets were not fired at Imran but the hearts of 220 million Pakistanis
خان کے لوگوں نے خان کو گھیر کر خان کی جان بچائی
یہ گولیاں خان پر نہیں 22 کروڑ عوام کے دل پر چلی ھیں ۰۰۰
— VEENA MALIK (@iVeenaKhan) November 3, 2022
The actor hopes that the culprit is found
Very sad to hear about the firing incident which resulted in Imran Khan being shot and other being injured as a well. Prayers for his recovery and hope there aren’t any casualties. Hope we get to the bottom of who is responsible! #ImranKhanLongMarch #imrankhan pic.twitter.com/cp5R2x2S0q
— Hira Tareen (@HiraTareen) November 3, 2022
The Bin Roye actor questioned if anyone could 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
“Shaken to the core”, wrote the Dur-e-Shehwar actor
Shaken to the core.
We have as a nation,lived through so much violence.Seen our leaders hung,shot,blown up by bombs.Witnessed our people,children being blown apart,torn apart.We have deep flaws but we have an even deeper beauty in our soul,our narrative.I will not lose hope 4 us
— Nadia Jamil (@NJLahori) November 3, 2022
The singer likened the moment to Benazir Bhutto assassination and praised Imran’s spirit
I remember the dark,depressing days n time after the assassination of Shaheed mohtarma BeNazir Bhutto. God forbid had anything fatal happened to @ImranKhanPTI no one can imagine what would erupt. If this is his spirit after being shot 3-4 times in the leg we do need to #ImranKhan pic.twitter.com/6hq050rN5S
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) November 3, 2022
The PR Queen sent prayers for the former cricketer
Imran khan shot! In an attempt on his life In the leg during the long March. Was so afraid this might happen. Duas for his ❤️🩹 recovery. #ImranKhan #PTI #imrankhanshot
— Frieha Altaf (@FriehaAltaf) November 3, 2022
The former teammate and cricketer said he was “deeply disturbed by the events”
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