The former Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan, sustained injuries after he was shot in the country’s east on Thursday, his aide confirmed.
The attack took place in Wazirabad, about 200 km (120 miles) from the capital, Islamabad.
According to a member of Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, many of Khan’s colleagues were also wounded.
Reports also have it that one person has been reported dead.
“A man opened fire with an automatic weapon. Several people are wounded. Imran Khan is also injured,” Asad Umar told Reuters.
Khan, a Former cricketer, was leading a protest march in Islamabad to demand snap elections when a bullet hit him in the shin.