Pak Interior Minister shot at in suspected assassination bid
Pak Interior Minister shot at in suspected assassination bid
Pakistan's Interior Minister Escapes Assassination Attempt
07 May, 2018, 15:03
It did not speculate on his motive.
The Party Chief, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, has condemned the attack on Interior Minister in a statement.
Iqbal is a member of the country's ruling party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.
He was shifted to the District headquarters Hospital, the report said.
The poll will pit the PML-N against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI) led by former cricket star Imran Khan. "We know the motive of this attack but I want to tell that this is a very risky game being played against the PML-N", Information Minister Marrium Aurengzeb said.
Iqbal was shot soon after addressing voters in Kanjroor village in Narowal but the exact circumstances were not immediately clear. "Just spoke to him & he is in high spirits". Punjab health secretary Najam Shah said he had been taken to a hospital in Lahore.
The bullet grazed Iqbal's arm and lodged itself in his abdomen.
The suspect then claimed that he hurled the shoe at him because he was not happy with the PML-N government to change the clause from the Constitution related to the finality of the Prophet.
Iqbal is considered among the top brains of Pakistan's political elite.
Hussain belongs to the religious outfit - Tehreek-e-Labbaik Yarasoolallah Pakistan (TLYP), according to preliminary investigation.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the attack and called for an immediate report on the incident from top police officials of Punjab province.
A senior government source told Reuters news agency that early information suggested Iqbal had been returning from a meeting with a Christian group. "We request all friends and well wishers to remember him their special prayers - at Services Institute Of Medical Sciences", he said.
Militant attacks in Pakistan have fallen sharply over the past few years, but still pose a threat to carry out assassinations. The party almost splintered previous year as many politicians patronized by the custodians of shrines in the countryside announced their resignations from the party. Many of their most prominent candidates were prevented from campaigning openly.
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