Yes, the select even cannot be used to determine whether the image was clicked. If you need to perform the same action for the images in all tabs, you could use event delegation to bind to the image click event and execute your logic e.g.
" .k-tabstrip-items .k-item img"
If you need to handle to the appended element event, you could locate it by searching for the last item and bind to its image click event.
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