Manchester Mosque "Gutted" In Arson Attack Last Night
Authorities are now investigating
The Islamic Centre on Droylsden Road in Newton Heath was set alight last night in a suspected arson attack.
It's the 2nd time the mosque has been targeted in the last 3 years.
The fire happened just before midnight and took 30 fire fighters to bring it under control.
Authorities are treating the fire as suspicious and are on the scene to investigate further.
Video from last night shows the mosque burning...
The mosque in manchester pic.twitter.com/LaHMuNScui— ×دکتاוﺗۆڕﻳ ي× ♚ َ (@saad_Alanazi054) July 16, 2017
At least half of the main mosque is completely destroyed...
This is the 2nd time in three years that the mosque has been targeted by arsonists...
Spokesman for Manchester mosque suspects fire was due to arson. Building was target of an arson attack 3 years ago https://t.co/wiK9vOhORt— Nabeela Zahir (@NabeelaZahir) July 17, 2017