The attacker was immediately arrested after the incident in Narowal district.
Tallal Chaudhary, state interior minister, said the attacker has been shifted to an unknown location, where he is being interrogated.
Abid's accomplice Azeem, a resident of Mansoor Pura, has also been arrested, according to police sources.
"Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal survived assassination attempt in Narowal he received a bullet on his arm he is injured but out of danger this is a clear effort to delay the coming elections", tweeted journalist Hamid Mir.
Police had increased security at the hospital and high-ups visited the medical facility to check the security arrangements. He said Mr Iqbal was conscious and talking to people around him.
The suspected shooter was later taken into custody. He feared that this incident could be a conspiracy to delay the upcoming general elections.
Many of its supporters say PML-N, despite repeated denials, wants to ease the blasphemy laws.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the prime minister, condemned the attack as Pakistan prepares for federal elections expected this summer.
Considered the brains behind the party's development agenda, he previously headed up the planning ministry. Authorities ministers and opposition leaders condemned the assault.
Tehreek-e-Labaik, whose name means Movement of the Prophet's Followers, is a political grouping with no known links to the various militants - including the Pakistani Taliban - that have carried out bombings and other attacks in Pakistan.
And now, the Red Devils seem to be preparing yet another swap deal, this time involving a midfielder from London giants Chelsea . Anthony Martial has failed to hold down a regular starting spot under Jose Mourinho in the past two seasons.
Investors who do so may be totally missing the point, as Apple boasts a "wide, wide gap" against its peers, said Buffett, 87. Berkshire had $116 billion in cash at the end of past year , so has plenty of spare money to make big investments.
Internet services have been suspended in Srinagar to prevent people from sharing information about the situation in Chattabal. The two men were abducted from their houses located in Gulshan Mohalla of the village in the intervening night of May 4-5.
MS enacted a law earlier this year banning abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, but it's on hold after a court challenge. Reynolds signed the bill surrounded by children and Republican lawmakers, while protesters chanted outside her office.
Other states including Missouri, South Dakota, and MS searched for "Taco Bell" as a way to celebrate the holiday. The analyst team at Cable TV.com did some research to see what each state was Googling the most on the holiday.
Considering their successes of recent years, City have yet to find a way to truly celebrate their greats of this golden era. Guardiola also revealed the Brighton match will be focused on Toure saying goodbye to adoring fans at the Etihad Stadium.
But their exit velocity was impressive when it came to being out of this one quickly in losing 11-2 to the Rockies on Wednesday. The Rockies have swatted the most home runs in the National League , but don't label this crew Blake Street Bombers II.
The Kaduna State Government has commiserated with the people of Birnin Gwari following fatal attacks on the area by bandits. The Kaduna State police command has not confirmed the attack as at the time of filing this report.
Outfielder Mookie Betts hit three home runs Wednesday to become the only Red Sox player with four career three-homer games. Duffy tied a career high by allowing three homers in a start for the eighth time and second time this season.
Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is facing some serious charges in relation to the automaker's Dieselgate scandal . Environmental Protection Agency accused VW of using a so-called "defeat device" on its 2.0-liter turbodiesel.
Bay Area Free Comic Book Day 2018 Guide
Since 2002, the first Saturday of May has been dubbed Free Comic Book Day . "It is our biggest day of the year". Popular series available this year include Pokemon, Doctor Who , SpongeBob, and Star Wars.
Southwest Airlines to offer Hawaii flights from Sacramento
Lastly, San Diego has flights to all four destinations Southwest intends to serve from Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines. On Thursday, March 22 the stock of Southwest Airlines Co . (NYSE:LUV) on Monday, April 30 with "Buy" rating.
Behind the teacher strikes that have roiled five states
Still, it comes up well short of the walkout organizers' demand that funding be restored to 2008 levels, adjusted for inflation. They also wanted the state to fully restore funding cuts made in the past decade, which would have cost more than $1 billion.
Indian cities top WHO list of most polluted in the world
New data released by World Health Organization shows that nine out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. As per the ambient air quality report released by the in 2017, Lucknow had "good quality air" just for 17 days.
This simple request will make Siri cuss at you
Ironically, if you curse at Siri , she'll call you out on it and make you feel awful about yourself. A month ago it was reported that Apple is hiring more engineers to work on improving its Siri .