Birmingham Central Mosque is set on fire
Sunday, January 8, 2006
Birmingham Central Mosque in the Highgate area of Birmingham, UK was burgled and set on fire early Saturday morning.
Emergency services arrived within a matter of minutes after smoke was reported billowing from the building. The mosque was empty at the time, resulting in no injuries.
Damage is said to be confined to an office. West Midlands Police say an investigation is now being coordinated.
- "Arsonists set fire to city mosque" — BBC News Online, January 7, 2006