South African Muslim councils condemn attack on mosque

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The Verulam mosque attack has been condemned by both major Islamic governing bodies in South Africa.

The Muslim Judicial Council and United Ulama Council have issued statements over the incident where one person dead, two critical, throats slit in bloody assault at Imam Hussein Mosque at Ottawa north of Durban.

Local security firm, Reaction Unit SA emergency services was first on the scene at the Old Main Road mosque in Verulam where two victims were discovered bleeding profusely outside with the mosque on fire.

A third victim was found inside the building bleeding from a wound to his throat. A knife was reportedly lying next to him. click here to read more

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