Sweden: Mosque vandalized in Islamophobic attack

30th Jun 2019
Sweden: Mosque vandalized in Islamophobic attack

By Atila Altuntas

 

STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque inside a hospital in western Sweden was vandalized on Saturday in a racist attack.

The attackers at Molndal Hospital in Gothenburg city desecrated the holy Qur’an and spilled soft drinks on the shelves and carpets of the mosque, the mosque association said in a statement on social media.

The association condemned the attack saying it had offended and hurt Muslims.

Police have launched an investigation into the incident and footage from security cameras at the facility is being examined.

* Writing by Jeyhun Aliyev

[Sweden map By P S Burton/Creative Commons]

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