129 people dead in Paris terror attacks

The attacks on Friday night have been described as 'an act of war' by French President Francois Hollande. Several Welsh tourists were in Paris at the time.

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Muslim Council of Wales: Paris attacks 'an affront to humanity'

The Muslim Council of Wales has issued a statement following Friday night's terrorist attacks in Paris.

At least 127 people have died with hundreds more injured.

The Muslim Council described the attacks as 'an affront to humanity'.

The most recent attacks in Paris are an affront to humanity. We mourn the deaths and offer our thoughts and prayers to the families who have lost their loved ones.

The deaths in Paris follow terror attacks in Beirut and Baghdad.

This attack is being claimed by the group calling themselves 'Islamic State', but there is nothing Islamic about such people and their actions are evil.

Muslims globally, and here in Wales, reject the so called Islamic States' political aspirations in Syria and Iraq, and we reject their attempt to justify their violence through religion.

The Muslim Council of Wales extends its hand of friendship to all those in France who are suffering. Paris, Beirut and Baghdad will be in our prayers.

– Saleem Kidwai, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Wales

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