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Minnesota Muslims 'on edge' after sixth incident of vandalism, now arson at St. Paul mosque

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2023
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A St. Paul mosque was heavily damaged by fire in a suspected arson Wednesday, in what would be the sixth attack on Muslim houses of worship so far in 2023. The fires are bringing increasing calls for accountability and additional security for mosques. St. Paul Fire Department officials said Wednesday morning that they suspect an arsonist set fire to the Tawhid Islamic Center of Minnesota near 430 Dale St. N. Law enforcement say the fire started about 8:48 a.m., charring the building's side and melting plaster. The building was heavily...

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