Several injured as suicide bomb blows up self at mosque in Borno

A suicide bomber suspected to be member of Boko Haram terrorist strapped with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on Wednesday morning killed himself, and left dozens of people injured near a mosque in Sulimanti ward of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. There were reports that the suicide bombers, two in number stormed the area, but the… Read More Several injured as suicide bomb blows up self at mosque in Borno

Nine dead, dozens injured as mosque in Somalia collapsed during prayers

At least nine people were killed and dozens injured when a mosque they were building in Somalia collapsed. Over 100 people were helping pour a concrete foundation to the mosque in Garasballey district close to the capital Mogadishu on Friday when the structure suddenly collapsed, leaving several trapped under the debris. Sheikh Mohamed Hashi, imam… Read More Nine dead, dozens injured as mosque in Somalia collapsed during prayers

Muslims, activists clash outside mosque in east London

Muslim worshippers and far-right activists clashed at a protest outside a mosque in east London. Video footage of the clash shared on social media showed Britain First protesters being driven away from the East London Mosque amid scuffles in the street, shortly after they had assembled. In one clip, a man can be seen fly-kicking… Read More Muslims, activists clash outside mosque in east London

45 dead, 40 injured as bomb blasts occur near mosque in Damascus

At least 45 people have been killed in three blasts near the Shia shrine of Sayyida Zeinab, south of the Syrian capital Damascus, state media say. About 40 people were also reported to have been injured. The shrine, which is highly revered by Shia Muslims, has been targeted before, most recently in February last year.… Read More 45 dead, 40 injured as bomb blasts occur near mosque in Damascus

65 killed, 154 injured as crane collapses at mosque in Mecca

A crane collapsed Friday at one of Islam ‘s most important mosques — the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca — killing at least 65 people and injuring 154 others, Saudi Arabian authorities said on Friday, on Twitter. There was no immediate comment about the cause of the collapse. The Masjid al-Haram surrounds Islam’s holiest site, the… Read More 65 killed, 154 injured as crane collapses at mosque in Mecca