Narowal (Staff Report): Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was shot and injured by unknown assailants on Sunday.
According to initial reports, Ahsan was leaving after attending a public rally in Kanjrur, an area of Narowal, when unknown armed man attacked him. The minister received a bullet wound at his arm.
He was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital.
According to DPO Imran Kishwar, the assailant, aged between 20-22 years, shot four bullets at the interior minister as he was sitting in his vehicle.
Federal Minister Interior Ahsan Iqbal was taken to a local hospital for emergency treatment. He will be immediately flown to Lahore on special instructions of Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif pic.twitter.com/yfWBQKawUu— PTV News (@PTVNewsOfficial) May 6, 2018
Police have arrested the man who fired shots at Iqbal. The attacker has been identified as Abid.