Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was wounded on Thursday when the convoy he was traveling in was shot at in the east of the country, according to local news outlets.
Khan — ousted in Parliament in April — was leading a protest in Islamabad demanding early elections. He was shot in the shin region but is out of danger, according to media reports.
An aide to the politician said a man opened fire on the former prime minister’s entourage, and that several other people were injured in the attack.
Khan’s successor as prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif condemned the shooting and said he had ordered the Interior Ministry to immediately launch an investigation.
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