Khan was attacked on Thursday night during the claimed attack as his supporters marched into Islamabad’s capital to demand early elections.
According to DAWN, an unknown shooter started fire on the car transporting Khan as it drove through Wazirabad.
The 70-year-old is recovering in safety after being transported to a near hospital in Lahore.
Reports state that the offender has been taken into custody.
According to top Khan aide Raoof Hasan, “He is in a stable condition.”
“This was an effort to assassinate him, to murder him.”
Between 1971 and 1992, Imran Khan, one of Pakistan’s most renowned cricketers, participated in 175 ODIs and 88 Test matches.
From August 2018 to April 2022, when he was removed from office by a no-confidence vote, he was Pakistan’s prime minister.
When the news surfaced, the Pakistan men’s cricket team was playing South Africa at the SCG in a T20 World Cup match.
The DLS Method was used by the umpires as Pakistan won the game by 33 runs. But the team recovered well after early loss of wickets to put South Africa under pressure.