US Muslim groups condemn hostage-taking at Texas synagogue

US Muslim groups condemn hostage-taking incident at a synagogue in the US state of Texas

1/17/2022 10:00:00 AM

US Muslim groups condemn hostage-taking incident at a synagogue in the US state of Texas

US security forces killed the gunman who held four people including a rabbi as hostage in the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville.

US Muslim groups have condemned hostage-taking incident at a synagogue in the US state of Texas.The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organisation, denounced the incident on Sunday."This latest antisemitic attack at a house of worship is an unacceptable act of evil. We stand in solidarity with the Jewish community," CAIR National Deputy Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell said in a statement on Sunday.

Meanwhile, the US Council of Muslim Organizations said it stands in complete solidarity against antisemitism with the Jewish community and "condemns the evil, unjust, and unjustifiable hostage-taking of members of the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue."

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