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Omar Al Hamdun from the Muslim Association of Britain has urged Muslim community centres and mosques to install CCTV as a means of remaining more vigilant against anti-Muslim attacks.
Speaking to Daybreak he said he had seen an increase in attacks against Muslims.
The EDL issued a short statement following fears a Somali cultural centre was burnt to the ground in retaliation for the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby:
Staff Sargeant Robert Bales says he asked himself many times why he carried out the killings and found no answer. He then described the attacks saying he shot each victim. The judge asked Bales what prompted his deadly actions. He said:
Counter terrorism police are investigating whether or not a fire that destroyed an Islamic Centre in London, was started deliberately. The building was daubed with graffiti, reading 'EDL' and there are suspicions it may be arson. Our UK Editor, Lucy Manning reports from Muswell Hill.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has 'slammed' those responsible for the fire in a north London mosque saying there is no place for hate or violence in a diverse city like London:
Counter-terror police are investigating a fire at a Somali Islamic centre in north London where graffiti spelling out EDL was found daubed on the building.
Police are investigating whether there is any link between the graffiti and the fire.
Counter-terror police are investigating a fire at a Somali community centre in north London where graffiti spelling out EDL was found daubed on the building, Scotland Yard said.
Police have been searching the land around an Islamic centre in Muswell Hill, London after it was largely destroyed in a fire in the early hours of this morning.
Police say they are working with the Somali and Islamic communities following a fire which caused extensive damage to a Somali Islamic centre in north London.
The cause of the blaze, which happened at 3.23 am on 5th June in Muswell Hill, is being treated as suspicious and the scene remains cordoned off.
Police added that are have been no arrests so far but urge anyone with information to come forward.
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Police are investigating whether the burning down of an Islamic centre was in retaliation for the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby.