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Shoe thrown at Imran Khan during rally in Pak

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

A shoe was hurled at Pakistan during a rally in city in province.

As was addressing the crowd atop a vehicle, a shoe came flying and hit Aleem Khan, who was standing right next to Imran Khan, Dawn reported.

The attacker was overpowered by the crowd.

Soon after the attack, concluded his address.

Today's incident is the third such attack on politicians in the span of a week.

On Sunday, an Islamic seminary student hurled shoes at during a function at the Jamia Naeemia seminary in Lahore's Garhi Shahu area. Three suspects were arrested after the episode.

On Saturday, a religious extremist blackened the face of with ink during a PML-N workers convention in Sialkot. A man was arrested after the incident.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 22:10 IST