For Immediate Release:
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada Condemns London Attacks
Canadian Muslim Community mourns the loss of innocent lives in London
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada condemns the barbaric attacks that took place on Saturday in London in the strongest terms. Our heartfelt prayers and thoughts are with the people of London and all those affected. The harming of innocent people can never be justified under any circumstances.
It is reported that seven people were tragically killed and 48 were injured when a van barrelled into pedestrians on London Bridge. It has been confirmed that a Canadian was among those killed in the tragedy. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at urges for calm and patience as authorities work swiftly to restore security and order. Islam forbids all forms of terror and extremism. The Holy Qur’an teaches that killing even one innocent person is akin to killing all of mankind.
“We are deeply saddened by the senseless attack took place in London,” says National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada, Mr. Lal Khan Malik. “We strongly condemn this horrific act and offer our sincerest sympathies to the victims and their families.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada prays for solace and fortitude for all those left bereaved or affected in any way by this tragedy.