Two suspects arrested over UK Mosque explosion

An explosion was heard outside the Aisha Mosque on Friday, June 21.


Web Desk July 18, 2013
Police is searching the area near Talbot Way, Small Heath, Birmingham. PHOTO: Reuters

BIRMINGHAM: Two suspects have been arrested in connection for alleged involvement with an explosion outside the mosque in Walsall last month, BBC News reported.

Two men, both of Eastern European origin, were taken into custody by the West Midlands Couter Terrorism Unit.

Police is searching the area near Talbot Way, Small Heath, Birmingham. Some nearby properties have also been vacated.

An explosion was heard outside the Aisha Mosque, in Rutter Street, on Friday, June 21.

Police was called a day after the explosion when debris from a device were discovered from the explosion site.

On July 12, a similar explosion was heard near a mosque in Tipton, just before the Friday prayers. While no one was hurt in the explosion, the mosque had to be evacuated.

COMMENTS (1)

Mirza | 8 years ago | Reply

It is only in Pakistan that no terrorists and killers are ever caught and punished by the courts. The courts appoint the persecutors of their own choice in political cases but do not show the same zeal when it comes to terrorists..

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