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Man detained for weaving knife at Amsterdam Mosque

The police responded to al-Nour mosque on Witte de Withstraat in Amsterdam West, Netherlands, on Sunday night to deal with a man waving a knife at the mosque, the police said on Facebook.

 

 

The police responded to al-Nour mosque on Witte de Withstraat in Amsterdam West, Netherlands, on Sunday night to deal with a man waving a knife at the mosque, the police said on Facebook.

At the scene the police arrested the man and confiscated his knife. He seemed to be in a disturbed state and he was transferred to a health care institution.

Anti-Islam movement Pegida is planing to roast pigs on the spit in front of five mosques during Ramadan. The action is planned for mosques in Arnhem, Gouda, Rotterdam, Utrecht and The Hague, during the evening prayer, media reported.

 

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