Imran Khan may yet win the sympathy vote

Stuck in a hospital, the Pakistani cricketer turned politician, Imran Khan, is not going to let fractured vertebrae stop him campaigning.

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Well-wishers leave flowers outside Khan's hospital

Flowers and messages have been left outside a hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, where former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan is being treated, after a fall at a presidential rally.

Messages of support have been left for Imran Khan outside the hospital Credit: APTN

Khan reportedly suffered four fractures but is making "steady progress", according to CNN's Pakistan correspondent.

Flowers and "get well soon" messages Credit: APTN

Imran Khan 'suffered four fractures' in stage fall

CNN's Pakistan correspondent Saima Mohsin says Imran Khan is making "steady progress" after suffering four fractures in a fall yesterday.


Press con: #ImranKhan making steady progress, in full control of all limbs. DRs happy w progress but he needs complete rest & immobilisation


#ImranKhan suffers 4 fractures - left rib, C3 (neck) T7, T5 (mid back) Doctors say he'll make a full recovery #PTI #election2013 #Pakistan


3 guards fell with #ImranKhan - Shafiq, Nazir, Riaz. 2 have been released from hospital. 1 needs surgery to ankle


Pakistan's PM sends Imran Khan flowers after fall

Imran Khan's nephew Hassan Niazi has tweeted this picture of flowers sent from Pakistan's Prime Minister after the former cricketer's fall at a political rally.

President Mir Hazar Khan Khoso's "get well" message. Credit: Twitter/Hassan Niazi

Khan fell from a makeshift lift on Tuesday and sustained a head injury. His condition is said to be stable.

Read: Imran Khan injured in stage fall

Presidential rival suspends campaign after Khan fall

The leader of Pakistan's Muslim League-N party, Nawaz Sharif, has suspended his presidential campaign for one day after his opponent Imran Khan was injured in a fall.

Former cricket star Khan, fell at a political rally on Tuesday, leaving him with two hairline skull fractures and knocking him off the campaign trail ahead of Saturday's general election.

Nawaz Sharif has suspended his presidential campaign

Speaking to a crowd of political supporters in Rawalpindi, Sharif said: "May god heal Imran Khan. Due to this incident, I am suspending my election campaign for tomorrow."

Read: Imran Khan injured in fall at election rally


Pakistan politician Imran Khan injured after stage fall

Prominent Pakistan politician and former cricketer Imran Khan was injured at a political rally after he fell from a stage.

Imran Khan. Credit: Reuters

Ijaz Chaudhry, one of the leader's of Khan's party, said the politician was taken to hospital after the incident but his injuries were not life-threatening.

Footage from the event showed supporters carrying the former cricketer, who appeared unconscious, away from the rally.

Khan fell at least 15 feet off what appeared to be a makeshift elevator raising him up to the stage.

Imran Khan offers to fund Malala's hospital treatment

The Pakistani politician and former cricketer Imran Khan has condemned the "cowardly attack" by "brutal terrorists" on Malala Yousafzai.

In a series of tweets, he said he was praying for her recovery and offered for pay for her hospital treatment.


Malale is a courageous daughter of Pakistan who fought against tyranny. PTI stands ready to do whatever it is that is required to help her.


I have offered to pick up all expenses of young Malale Yousafzai's treatment here and abroad. I stand with the family in this diffucult hour

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