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Leading Pakistani Politician Injured After Terrifying Fall During Rally

Imran Khan, a popular Pakistani politician, took an impressive fall from a makeshift lift during a recent election rally.

Posted on May 7, 2013, at 2:42 p.m. ET

Footage of the incredible fall:

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Imran Khan has been called the "Ron Paul of Pakistan" and he's a frontrunner for the next Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Imran Khan's picture right before the accident in #Lahore #PTI

Mansoor Ali Khan

@MansoorGeoNews

Imran Khan's picture right before the accident in #Lahore #PTI

He also used to be a champion Cricket player.

This is what I rmbr of #imrankhan &always will whether he becomes prime minister or not.He will always be our hero

Ebba Qureshi

@EbbaQ

This is what I rmbr of #imrankhan &always will whether he becomes prime minister or not.He will always be our hero

During the rally he was standing on a lift when he suffered a terrifying fall after too many people got on it at the same time.

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He was rushed to a hospital for treatment immediately after the 15 foot fall and is currently in stable condition.

Chairman reciting kalma in ambulance- he is fine - plz just pray

Hassan Niazi

@HniaziISF

Chairman reciting kalma in ambulance- he is fine - plz just pray

Looks like the guy in the black T-shirt tried to help some one climb the lift and accidentally pushed over Imran Khan

Mansoor Ali Khan

@MansoorGeoNews

Looks like the guy in the black T-shirt tried to help some one climb the lift and accidentally pushed over Imran Khan

Hundreds of supporters gathered outside of the hospital chanting "Love live Imran Khan."

Exclusive picture of Imran Khan in ICU. He told people of Pakistan not to give up and vote for him.

Fatima Ansari

@FatimaAnsari_

Exclusive picture of Imran Khan in ICU. He told people of Pakistan not to give up and vote for him.

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