Several attacks on French Muslim targets after magazine killings

A bullet hole seen in the window of a prayer room at a mosque in Le Mans, western France, on January 8, 2015, after shots were fired and three blank grenades were thrown at the mosque shortly after midnight, leaving no casualtiesMuslim places of worship in two French towns were fired upon overnight, leaving no casualties, prosecutors said on Thursday. Three blank grenades were thrown at a mosque shortly after midnight in the city of Le Mans, west of Paris. In the Port-la-Nouvelle district near Narbonne in southern France, several shots were fired in the direction of a Muslim prayer hall shortly after evening prayers. Local prosecutors have described it as a “criminal act”.

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