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Punjab Province Chief Minister Order Probe In Imran Khan Assassination Bid

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Islamabad: Pervaiz Elahi, the chief minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, gave the police instructions to create a joint investigation team (JIT) on Thursday evening in order to look into the attack on the convoy of the former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, in Wazirabad.

According to an official announcement, members of the counter-terrorism department would be added to the team to look into the incident’s motivations. Dawn reported this information. The Dawn cited an official statement in reporting that members of the counter-terrorism department will be added to the team to look into the incident’s motivations.

“We want to know who is behind the incident, who trained the accused, how much money was he given and where did he get it from,” the chief minister said, adding it appeared there were “two shooters, not one”.

The leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was shot in Gujranwala close to the party’s welcoming camp. The former prime minister suffered injuries to his leg and was taken to a hospital for treatment. Khan’s condition is stable, according to Dr. Faisal Sultan, a former health adviser to the prime minister.

“But according to X-rays and scans, there are fragments of bullets in his legs and there’s a chip in his tibia shin bone,” he told media persons outside the Shaukat Khanum Hospital in Lahore, the Dawn reported.

According to the Punjab chief minister, an investigation is being conducted into Imran Khan’s attempted murder. The previous prime minister sustained leg injuries.

On Thursday evening, Pervaiz Elahi, the chief minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, gave the police the go-ahead to establish a joint investigation team (JIT) in order to look into the attack on former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan’s convoy in Wazirabad.

The Dawn cited an official statement in reporting that members of the counter-terrorism department will be added to the team to look into the incident’s motivations.

The chief minister stated that he wanted to know “who is behind the act, who trained the accused, how much money was given to him, and where did he receive it from” and that it appeared there were “two shooters, not one.”

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