(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 12/28/19) – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) and leaders of Minnesota’s Somali community today condemned the deadly Mogadishu bombing that killed at least 79 people and left more than 140 injured.
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“Minnesota’s Muslim and Somali-American community is in mourning after this heinous and cowardly attack on innocent civilians, including children,” said CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein. “We offer our condolences and prayers for the victims and for their loved ones impacted by this attack.”
CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.
La misiÃ³n de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensiÃ³n del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.
CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070, Jhussein@cair.com