Slough’s Muslims use notice board to express their sadness at London attack

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Slough’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has used a notice board in the community hall where members meet to show their distress and pain over the horrific terrorist attacks in London.

Haider Hameed, Regional Coordinator for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association, said the community had been shocked and saddened by what happened.

He said: “The wall was at the Cippenham Community Hall where members of the Muslim community meet during Ramadam.

“Various members of our community both male and female, young and old remembered the incident and placed small messages on a wall expressing their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims,praying for a full and speedy recovery of those injured.

This message board is a testament to the love we hold for all mankind and to the strength we have in standing united against extremism and terrorism in any form and for any reason.”

Messages placed on the wall included: “Our thoughts and prayers are with you. The true meaning of Islam is peace.”

Another contributor had written: “I condemn the London Bridge attacks in the strongest terms. Heartfelt love and prayers go to the victims and their families. Terrorism has no religion.”

 

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