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    UK Muslim Council Says Van Intentionally Targeted Muslims Near Mosque in London

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    Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain Huran Khan said that a vehicle, which rammed into pedestrians in Seven Sisters Road in northern London, specifically targeted Muslims, who were leaving the mosque after prayer.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A vehicle, which rammed into pedestrians in Seven Sisters Road in northern London, specifically targeted Muslims outside the Muslim Welfare House, located near the Finsbury Park mosque, the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said Monday.

    Earlier in the day, the Metropolitan Police said they were called to reports of a vehicle in collision with pedestrians in Seven Sisters Road, located near the Finsbury Park station, injuring several people. One person has been arrested.

    "Shocked and outraged to hear a van has intentionally run over worshippers leaving #Ramadan night prayers on Seven Sisters Road #FinsburyPark," Khan wrote on Twitter.

     

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