Shock and anger is spreading among Hamilton’s 20,000 Muslims after the city’s largest mosque was firebombed.

“They tried to burn the mosque down,” said Zakir Patel, 42, principal of the Islamic School of Hamilton, which is part of the mosque.
Patel discovered the firebombing around 8 a.m. yesterday when he opened his office door. Attackers had used a large rock to smash a hole in a front window at the mosque and then lobbed in what police are calling an “incendiary device.” (More)


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