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Video: Wasim Akram's response after surviving gun attack in Karachi; police clarify

Wasim Akram attacked.

News 05 Aug 2015, 17:41 IST
Akram said it was a government official who attacked me

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram’s car was shot at while he was travelling to National Stadium in Karachi today. According to the reports in The Dawn, he is safe and the police is verifying the motive behind the attack.

Pakistan’s Reuters correspondent and ex-Editor of The News Mehreen Zahra-Malik tweeted quoting Akram that it was a government official behind the attack.

Here’s the video of Akram speaking after he was attacked:


Another correspondent later said Akram was accidentally caught in a crossfire and that the bullet hit his car’s tyre.

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