Fire destroys Islamic centre in London

Posted: June 6, 2013 in Britain, Europe

Police are treating a fire which broke out and destroyed an Islamic centre in London as “suspicious”, and are investigating the possibility of arson.

The letters EDL – which stands for English Defense League – were sprayed on the building mostly used by members of the Somali community for children’s classes.

The EDL is a far right group which has led large protests in Britain in the aftermath of the killing of a soldier.

That murder in May raised fears of Islamaphobia as the main suspect claims to be a Muslim.


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