Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Imam killed in arson attack on Belgian mosque

A mosque near Brussels was attacked with Molotov cocktails and its imam died trying to extinguish the flames, Belgian newspapers reported on Monday night.
A police spokeswoman confirmed to the Associated Press that the imam had died in the arson attack but did not provide any further details. She said one person had been arrested and no other people were being sought in connection with the attack.
An Associated Press photographer at the scene saw fire damage and people gathered outside the mosque, some of whom were praying.

Read more: The Guardian


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