Attack on the imam of a mosque in Isfahan, Iran

Iran’s state television reported that a cleric was injured in an “attack” with a gun in Isfahan, central Iran, on Saturday morning.

Iran’s state television reported that “a motorcyclist wounded cleric Mohsen Ahwan, the imam of a mosque in Isfahan, with a firearm.”

Television stated that “the clergyman was returning home after morning prayers when the attack occurred”, noting that “the clergyman was not seriously injured but was taken to the hospital.”

He stressed that “the motives for the shooting were not immediately known.”

Source: AFP

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