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October 20, 2017 at 11:15:01 AM Central Daylight Time

Subject: CAIR-MN: Bloomington Mosque Burglarized, Vandalized

Date: Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11:08:45 AM Central Daylight Time
From: Jaylani Hussein CAIR-MN ExecuOve Director
To: Melissa TurOnen

Press Release


CAIR-MN: Bloomington Mosque Burglarized, Vandalized

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 10/20/2017) - The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic

RelaOons (CAIR-MN) is invesOgaOng reports of an aYempted burglary and vandalism of the Dar
Al Farooq Islamic center in Bloomington, Minn.

Security cameras of the mosque show two men wearing masks and gloves entered the building
around 2 to 3 a.m. this monring. The video shows the two men walking around the mosque
breaking windows and entering dierent oces.

We ask anyone who has any informaOon about this incident to call the Bloomington Police
Department, said CAIR-MN ExecuOve Director Jaylani Hussein.

Click Here for the Images of the Damage

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberOes and advocacy organizaOon. Its mission is to
enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberOes, empower
American Muslims, and build coaliOons that promote jusOce and mutual understanding.

La misin de CAIR es mejorar la comprensin del Islam, fomentar el dilogo, proteger las
libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que
promuevan la jusOcia y la comprensin mutua.

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CONTACT: CAIR-MN ExecuOve Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070,

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