—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
NEW YORK, NY (January 28, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemns the terror attack at a mosque in Québec City today that reportedly killed five people and injured several.
ICNA extends its deepest condolences to the families of those killed and prays for the speedy recovery of the injured at the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center.
According to news media, witnesses said the shooting was carried out by three attackers during evening prayers at about 8:00 pm today.
ICNA also calls for quick apprehension of the culprits and appeals to Muslim leadership in Canada and the United States to take all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of its communities and institutions.
The Islamic Circle of North America is a leading American Muslim organization dedicated to the betterment of society through the application of Islamic values. Since 1968, ICNA has worked to build relations between communities by devoting itself to education, outreach, social services and relief efforts.
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