Karachi: Former Pakistan Cricketer Wasim Akram, has narrowly escaped a firing on his car by two unknown men, while he was driving from Karachi, in Pakistan.
As per the inputs from the local media in Pakistan, two unidentified men started firing over Akram’s car as he was travelling along the Karsaz Road near Karachi’s National Stadium. Akram, who has narrowly escaped unhurt from the incident has called up on the Police and reported the incident.
The Express News reported that Akram has noted down the attacker’s car number and reported the same to the Police.
Speaking to Pakistan’s media legendary bowler Akram said that he wasn’t faced any particular threats against him. The local Karachi Police have started investigating into the case and further details are yet to be known.
As per the reports, the Karachi Police have started investigating into the case by examining the recorded CCTV footage, from the near by areas, Wasim Akram’s Manager briefed the media as follows, “Wasim is safe. He was driving the car himself when the incident took place. The car next to him tried to jam his car and starting firing at him. He did not get hit”, the Times of India reports.
Akram, one of Pakistan’s greatest cricketers, played 104 Tests and took 414 wickets and scored 2898 runs. In ODIs, he took 502 wickets and scored 3717 runs in 356 matches.