Srinagar (Agencies): Militants on Saturday night shot at and injured an activist of ruling National Conference in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, official sources said.

The ultras shot Farooq Ahmad Shiekh at his native Koil village in Pulwama district, 35 kms from here, soon after he came out of a mosque after offering prayers at around 8pm, the sources said.

Shiekh was hit by a bullet in the shoulder; the sources said adding he was taken to a hospital here.

Doctors attending on the injured National Conference activist said his condition was stable.

No militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.