—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
JAMAICA, New York (November 5, 2009) – In a press release issued today, the Islamic Circle of North America condemned the heinous attack on Fort Hood military base, which left nearly a dozen dead and over 30 wounded.
“ICNA stands together with the nation in denouncing the murderous acts at Fort Hood. The individuals responsible for this act must be brought to justice. We cannot and must not close our eyes to the murder of innocent people or any other act of violence,” said Dr. Zahid Bukhari, president of ICNA.
“As American Muslims, we are rocked to our very core by the killings of those brave volunteers that defend and protect our country. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the dead and wounded, and our sympathies and prayers are with the victims of this senseless act.”
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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