Utrecht Mosque Targeted in Islamophobic Attack

12:42 - December 14, 2020
News ID: 3473401
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The grand mosque of Utrecht in the Netherlands was attacked by unknown individuals.


The mosque’s officials said in a statement that the attack took place on Sunday, Al-Quds al-Arabi website reported.

They said a number of unknown individuals drew swastikas and wrote anti-Islam slogans on the mosque walls.

The officials regretted the Islamophobic incident and said it has caused concerns among the city’s Muslims.

Local media reported later that a 44-year-old man has been arrested by the police over the incident.

Back in November, a mosque in the city of Zaandam in northwestern Netherlands suffered an Islamophobic attack.