Mosque in Manchester damaged in arson attack

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A mosque in Manchester was damaged after a suspected arson attack Sunday night.

According to  Manchester Evening News, the police and fire brigade authorities were investigating the attack. An official of Greater Manchester Police said the fire was being treated as suspicious.

A spokesperson of the affected mosque has been quoted as saying that they received a call at night saying the centre the being attacked. The official added there was no one inside the centre at the time.

The emergency services were called around 11:40pm. Around 30 firefighters worked to put the inferno out.

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