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Help the Bloomington, Minnesota Mosque That Was Bombed on August 5

Help the Dar Al Farooq Youth and Family Center in Bloomington, Minnesota, which was bombed on August 5, 2017.

Just before morning prayers early on August 5, the mosque was rattled by an explosion. Fortunately, no one was hurt, but the office of the mosque’s president, who is also its Imam, was damaged in the blast. According to news reports, the FBI has said it was caused by an improvised explosive device (IED). As of August 6, it was searching for suspects.

The mosque’s supporters have started a GoFundMe page to repair the damage to the building. As of 1:30 pm EST on August 6, it had raised just over $14,000 of the requested $95,000.

 

See the GoFundMe page:

https://www.gofundme.com/support-dar-al-farooq-center

 

Read about the bombing incident:

http://www.startribune.com/blast-investigated-at-bloomington-islamic-center/438715693/

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/police-investigate-blast-minnesota-mosque-hurt-49052451

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/feds-investigate-explosion-shook-bloomington-minnesota-mosque-n789891

 

Like the facility’s Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/AlFarooqYouthFamilyCenter/?rf=435766666438612