Long march to resume from Wazirabad today.

LAHORE -- After accusing three top government and military officers of hatching a conspiracy to assassinate him in Wazirabad, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday claimed a second army officer besides the one he's already named was also involved in the alleged plot, the name of whom he would disclose soon.

In a tweet, Mr Khan revealed that 'another officer was sitting with Maj-Gen Faisal Naseer and monitoring the execution of the plot'.

Following a meeting with the party's senior leadership at his Zaman Park residence on Wednesday evening, Mr Khan tweeted: 'I will also disclose the name of the second officer who was sitting with Maj-General Faisal in the control room from around 12noon to 5pm monitoring the execution of the plot.'

Sources in the PTI say the former premier's tweet suggests the fourth person being accused of 'masterminding' the attack also belonged to the military establishment.

He has also reiterated that there were four people involved in the assassination conspiracy instead of the three he has already named, and wanted them nominated in the first information report (FIR) of the Nov 3 firing incident in Wazirabad.

Imran Khan once again said on Wednesday he had found out about the assassination plot around two months ago and exposed it in his public rallies. 'The Wazirabad assassination attempt followed the script,' Mr Khan tweeted, adding he had exposed this gory plan in his public meeting speeches in Rahim Yar Khan on Sept 24 and Mianwali on Oct 7.

Additionally, in an interview with British TV presenter Piers Morgan, Mr Khan said he had decided to take care of the minor children of Moazzam Gondal, who was killed in the Wazirabad incident while saving the PTI chief, for the rest of their lives.

The PTI chairman had accused Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah and ISI DG-C Maj Gen Faisal Naseer of planning the attack on him. He also demanded the three resign to ensure a fair and transparent probe into the incident.

Meanwhile, PTI senior leader Fawad Chaudhry said Mr Khan had chaired an 'important meeting' in the Punjab capital and discussed in detail the resumption of the party's long march, the current political situation in the country and other crucial issues.


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