Mosque Imam injured after being shot by unknown gunmen

Srinagar: A 45-year-old man was injured after being shot at by unknown gunmen in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Friday morning.

Reports said that the unidentified gunmen fired upon Molvi Mohd Ashraf Thoker at Parigam.

Ashraf, a resident of Bijbehara, recieved multiple bullets in both the legs and was taken to nearby hospital where from he was referred to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.

Ashraf according to reports is an Imam of a local Hanfia masjid in Parigam village.

SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam Choudary confirmed the incident and said that the Molvi sustained injuries in legs.

“Investigations into the incident has been launched to nab the assailants,”he said.(GNS)

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