Another Swedish Mosque Damaged in Arson Attack


Fire ripped through a Swedish mosque early on Monday in the second arson attack on a Muslim center in four days.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze in the Southern town of Eslov and no one was injured, local media reported, World Bulletin reported.

“We … are working under the assumption it is arson,” Police Officer Marie Keismar said.

Five people were injured when fire broke out in another mosque in the Swedish town of Eskilstuna on Christmas day.

Expo, a Swedish foundation raising awareness on racism and xenophobia, said at least 12 attacks took place on mosques across Sweden this year.