Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has strongly condemned the incident of firing on PTI’s long march in Gujranwala.
In a statement on Thursday, he directed Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah to immediately seek report about the incident from Chief Secretary and Inspector General Police of Punjab.
Earlier, one person has been killed and eight others sustained injuries including the PTI chief Imran Khan and Faisal Javed Khan as a youth identified as Faisal Butt opened fire at the PTI container near Allahwala Chowlk in Gunjranwala this evening.
The injured persons were transported the DHQ hospital Wazirabad while one person identified to be Moazam Gondal succumbed to injuries and lost his life in the hospital.
PTI chief Imran Khan has been transported to Lahore for treatment as he received bullet in his leg during the firing incident.