Manchester Mosque "Gutted" In Arson Attack Last Night

Authorities are now investigating

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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...

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...

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Niall Harbison

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