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A man stabbed in a mosque in London

A man was arrested after a stabbing attack on the Central Mosque in London on Thursday (February 20).

“Man arrested on the scene suspected of attempted murder”said Scotland Yard, adding that a septuagenarian was injured in the large mosque near Regent’s Park in the center of the British capital. The vital prognosis of the victim is not engaged. Police did not say it was a terrorist act, noting that “The investigation is continuing”.

“It’s absolutely terrible”

A surfer posted photos on Twitter showing a man in a red hooded sweater held to the ground by police, explaining that the victim was the muezzin, the religious leader who called to pray.

“A racist white terrorist ran into the Regent’s park mosque during Asr’s prayer (late afternoon prayer) today and stabbed the muezzin in the neck”, said this man, who presents himself under the name of Murshid. “It is absolutely terrible. No Muslim is safe in his place of worship! “, he added.


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