Norwich mosque damaged after arson attack
29th July 2020   •   snippet
A mosque in Norwich was damaged by a fire which has set back months of refurbishment work.

Firefighters were called to the mosque at the former King Edward VII pub site on Aylsham Road on Monday night, July 27th, following reports of a fire, according to Norwich Evening News.

Sirajul Islam, secretary of the Norwich Central Mosque and Islamic Community Trust, said: "We want to thank everybody for their support - a lot of people have been coming around from the community to show their support and see us."

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich north tweeted: "This crime is very concerning. I’m thankful no one was hurt or killed. Norwich is a peaceful, tolerant city and I would encourage anyone with information to assist the police."
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