A group of terrorists opened fire at an Imam of Hanifa Mosque in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours of Friday.
As per reports, the 45-year-old imam, identified as Mohd Ashraf Thoker has been rushed to a nearby hospital with multiple bullet injuries. Further details are awaited on the matter.
Since a few days, the state has been witnessing a huge spurt in terror activity.
The attack on the Imam comes hours after a Jammu and Kashmir police constable, Javid Ahmed Dar was kidnapped and killed by terrorists.
Javid was a resident of Vehil village in Shopian and was abducted near a local medical shop.
His body was found by the locals at Pariwan Kulgam early today.