Nawaz Sharif meets injured Pak FM Ahsan Iqbal

Lahore: Former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday paid a visit to injured Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal.

The Nation reported that Sharif visited Services Hospital to inquire about the condition of Iqbal, who sustained injuries in a gun-attack at Narowal.

Security was stepped up around the hospital premises and no one was allowed to visit the surgical ward while Sharif was present there.

Sharif prayed for a speedy recovery to Minister Iqbal.

Earlier on Tuesday, it was reported that the person who attacked Iqbal was identified as Abid Hussain affiliated to terror group Tehreek-e-Labbaik.

Attacker Hussain shot the interior minister from a distance of 15 yards as latter was leaving a corner meeting.

An FIR has been filed against the attacker.

It has been further told by a police officer that the accused had confessed that the incident was an act of reprisal for his alleged role to amend the Khatm-e-Nubuwwat clause in the election bill. (ANI)

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