For Immediate Release:
Canadian Muslim Community Mourns the Loss of Innocent Lives in Egypt Mosque Terror Attack
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at Canada condemns terror attack in Egypt
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada condemns the horrific attack that took place at the Al-Rawda mosque in Egypt and expresses its deepest condolences to the victims and their families. It is reported that attackers planted explosives and then opened fire on worshippers, killing at least 235 people and leaving more than 109 others injured.
We are extremely grieved by the devastating attack that took place on a mosque in Egypt,” says National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada, Mr. Lal Khan Malik. “It is horrifying that an attack of this nature would occur – especially at a mosque where peaceful worshippers were gathered to offer prayers."
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada prays for solace and fortitude for all those left bereaved or affected in any way by this tragedy.
About the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at is a dynamic, fast-growing international Muslim community. Founded in 1889, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spans over 200 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at is the only Islamic organization to believe that the long-awaited messiah has come in the person of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908) of Qadian, India. The Community believes that God sent Ahmad, like Jesus, to end religious wars, condemn bloodshed and reinstitute morality, justice and peace.