Pakistan: Shoe hurled at former PM Nawaz Sharif at madrasa in Lahore
A Shoe was hurled at former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by a student at an Islamic seminary in Lahore in Lahore on Sunday, acording to Pakistan Media.
The shoe hit the leader of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) on his shoulder, reported The Express Tribune.
The incident happened when Sharif visited Jamia Naeemia seminary in Garhi Shahu for an event. As soon as he reached the dais to address the gathering, a former seminary student threw a shoe which hit the Sharif on his chest. The attacker later climbed the stage and shouted a slogan while standing in front of Nawaz.
Following the incident, in which Nawaz remained unhurt, the attacker was detained and later handed over to the police.
The former prime minister addressed the crowd later on.
ccording to the police, the attacker, identified as Talha Munawwar, is a former student of the seminary. He has been shifted to Services Hospital owing to injuries from being beaten up by the staff and students after the incident.