MUZAFFARABAD - Ghulam Mustafa Mughal, chief justice of Azad Kashmir High Court, on Tuesday survived an attempt on his life. According to local police, the chief justice was taking a stroll in Chellabandi, a location about one and a half kilometres away from his residence, when some unknown person shot a fire at him from a hidden place. The bullet pierced through his abdomen. He was immediately rushed to the CMH where he underwent surgery. According to doctors, the chief justice is now out of danger. After attacking the chief justice, the attacker escaped from the scene. Agencies add: AJK HC Chief Justice Mughal was on his evening walk on the university campus. Someone hiding in the bushes opened fire on him. He received one bullet in his abdomen, police official Riaz Abbasi told AFP by telephone. Police said the motive for the attack was unclear. At the moment, we cannot say whether its terrorism or some type of enmity. We have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation, said Abbasi. Senior minister Chaudhry Yasin told a private television that the shooting was under investigation. Police said Mughal left his driver and guard outside the recreation ground where he began his evening walk. It was not immediately clear whether Mughal had been threatened.