A Masked attacker opened fire on worshippers leaving the mosque at 3.30am, no injuries have been reported.
Rabat -Panic broke out at dawn on Monday morning June 24, when a masked attacker on a motorcycle opened fire on a Mosque in the city of Ceuta.
According to reports the assailant approached Muley El Medhi Mosque as people exited the building following Fajr, the first prayer of the day for Muslims.
The gunman fired four shots from his motorcycle and then fled the scene. At least a dozen people were inside the mosque at the time of the incident, which occurred around 3:30 am.
Worshippers ran for cover as bullets hit the facade of the mosque near its entrance. Reports say that at least one bullet impacted the interior of the building.
The gunman, who escaped after the shooting, is being sought by the Spanish police.
No one was injured in the attack.
Inaugurated in 1940, Muley El Medhi is one of the most important mosques in the Spanish autonomous city of Ceuta. Funded by the Spanish state, the Franco-era mosque was dedicated to the Muslim troops who supported the national side during the Spanish Civil War.
Authorities cordoned off the area around the mosque, which is located on Avenue de Africa in the northern coastal city.
The incident is currently under investigation by the National Police of Ceuta.