Firebomb attack outside Australian mosque

Police in Perth say vehicles outside a mosque in a suburb of the city were firebombed while worshippers were at prayerA firebomb attack outside an Australian mosque while worshippers were at prayer was condemned Wednesday by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with one Islamic leader calling it a “hate crime”. No one was injured in Tuesday night’s blast which destroyed a car parked outside a mosque and Islamic college in the Perth suburb of Thornlie. “It is believed an accelerant was used to start the fire,” Western Australian police said in a statement, adding that three other vehicles were damaged in the incident.

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