For Immediate Release:
Canadian Muslim Community Condemns Terror Attack in St. Petersburg
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada mourns the loss of innocent lives in St. Petersburg, Russia
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada condemns the attack that took place at a St. Petersburg subway on Monday. It has been reported that a suicide bomber orchestrated a blast in the subway which purportedly killed 14 people and injured at least 50 more. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at urges for calm and patience as authorities work swiftly to restore security and order.
“It truly grieves us to hear of yet another senseless attack on innocent people. We are praying for the rapid recovery of the wounded,” says National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada, Mr. Lal Khan Malik. “We condemn this heinous act and offer our sincerest sympathies to the victims and their families.”
Islam forbids all forms of terror and extremism. The Holy Qur’an specifically teaches that killing even one innocent person is akin to killing all of mankind.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada prays for strength and patience for all those left bereaved or affected by this tragedy.