MUZAFFARABAD: Shia cleric Allama Tasawur Hussain Jawwadi was critically injured in an attack on Wednesday after unidentified men opened fired at his motorcycle near Muzaffarabad.
Jawwadi is the general secretary of Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) Pakistan, Azad Kashmir chapter. He was on his motorcycle with his wife when gunmen opened fire at them.
The cleric was shifted to Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayid Al-Nahyan Hospital along with his wife for treatment.
MWM leader critically injured in gun attack
Doctors said Jawwadi was in critical condition and is being operated upon. However, his wife is out of danger.
Secretariat police station SHO Raja Sohail said they have collected six 9mm bullet casings from the crime scene and are trying to locate the car the attackers were travelling in.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 16th, 2017.