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Birmingham mosque attacks probed by terrorism officers

Credit: BBC News- Published on March 21, 2019
Windows of four mosques around Birmingham were smashed in a string of attacks thought to be linked.
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Published on March 21, 2019 -  00:46
Birmingham Mosque Vandalism Under Counter-Terrorism Investigation
According to a report by CNN, on Thursday, counter-terrorism police launched an investigation after 5 mosques in the British city of Birmingham were vandalized. West Midlands Police first responded to reports of a man smashing windows at a mosque in the north of the central English city with a sledgehammer at 2:32 a.m. In less than an hour, police were reportedly called to a similar attack on a mosque nearby. Police then reportedly began patrols around two other places of worship, where they uncovered further vandalism. CNN reports that forensic officers are currently working on the scene to identify evidence, and that CCTV footage is being reviewed.

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