New Jersey: Imam Hassan Sharif of the Muhammad Mosque was martyred in a shooting incident in the American state of New Jersey
According to international media, Imam of Hassan Sharif Mosque in Newark, New Jersey was targeted outside the mosque. The assailants fled after firing.
Police officials say that the investigation into the incident outside the mosque is ongoing. Hassan Sharif has been serving as a Transport Security Officer at Newark International Airport since 2006.
After the firing, a heavy police force has been deployed outside the mosque. After the war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, the incidence of Islamophobia in America has increased.