A National Conference (NC) leader, Mohammad Ismail, was on Thursday injured when he was shot at by terrorists at Thajeewara Bijbihara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Police said that a political worker, identified as Mohammad Ismail, 60, affiliated with NC, was shot at and injured by militants at Thajeewara Bijbihara.

The injured NC worker, also a former sarpanch, was immediately shifted to Bijbehara Hospital for treatment from where he was referred to Srinagar’s SMHS hospital for specialized treatment.

Meanwhile, security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation to nab the terrorists.