Tuesday 19 September 2017

Somali centre destroyed 'in retaliation'

A Somali cultural centre has been burnt to the ground amid fears it was targeted in retaliation for the Woolwich murder of Drummer Lee Rigby.

Counter-terror police launched an investigation into the blaze after the letters EDL – apparently referencing the English Defence League – were found scrawled on the wrecked building in Muswell Hill.

Those who attended the cultural centre called the fire an "appalling attack" on a peaceful community.

Irish Independent

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