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CAIR-MN: Bloomington Mosque Burglarized, Vandalized

20171020 104215 preview(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 10/20/2017) – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) is investigating reports of an attempted burglary and vandalism of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic center in Bloomington, Minn.

Security cameras of the mosque show two men wearing masks and gloves entered the building around 2 to 3 a.m. this monring. The video shows the two men walking around the mosque breaking windows and entering different offices.

“We ask anyone who has any information about this incident to call the Bloomington Police Department,” said CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070,

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