LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s convoy came under attack while on the way to Lahore from Okara, ARY News reported on Sunday.
Several bullets hit the vehicle of PTI leader Faisal Javed right behind Imran’s convoy. However, he escaped unhurt as the vehicle was bullet-proof.
The PTI has accused former prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Moosa Gilani for the assault.
“Ali Gilani got the convoy attacked through his security guards. Gilani was boarding Land Cruiser with number plate ‘AFF 148’. The other Land Cruiser with him had the number plate ‘BD 7098’, while the vehicle from which guards were firing had the number plate ‘MNC 1111’,” said the PTI.
The ruling party of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced to lodge an FIR against Ali Moosa Gilani. This should be noted that Imran Khan’s convoy was travelling to Lahore after attending a public rally in Okara.
Howver, Gilani denied that the allegation that fired at Imran Khan’s convoy. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, he said that five vehicles attempted to overtake them near Pattoki when one of the vehicle struck his car.
He said that there was an heated argument with the vehicle owner. They called the police and were informed that Imran Khan’s cavalcade was passing. He strongly denied the allegation that they opened fire.