Attack on Imran Khan: PTI announces countrywide protests after Friday prayers

Attack on Imran Khan: PTI announces countrywide protests after Friday prayers

Islamabad (Web Desk): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced nationwide protest from today after Friday prayers.

In a tweet, PTI General Secretary Asad Umar wrote that nationwide protests will be held after Friday prayers today and that demonstrations will continue until the demand of PTI Chairman Imran Khan is met.

“Today, after the Friday prayer, there will be a protest in the whole country. Until Imran Khan's demand is met, nationwide protests will continue,” Umar said in the tweet.

Former federal minister and PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry also announced the party’s plan 

In a post on Twitter, he said that and said the party has called for a nationwide strike after Friday prayers, further urging every Pakistani to participate in this protest.

Meanwhile, the top PTI leadership has decided to hold a consultative meeting at 1pm today under the chairmanship of Imran Khan, spokesperson of Punjab the chief minister, Musarrat Cheema said.

The meeting will take place at Shaukat Khanum hospital after which further action plans will be announced, Cheema tweeted.

PTI chief Imran Khan and several party members were injured while a PTI activist was killed in firing incident at Imran Khan’s container during his “Azadi March” in Wazirabad, on Thursday.

PTI Senator Faisal Javed, party leaders Umar Dar and Ahmed Chattah, are also among the people injured in the incident while a citizen, identified as 42-year-old Moazzam, died on the spot.