Two months after explosion, Bloomington mosque leaders desperate for justice

Source: Star Tribune

By By  Star Tribune

Leaders of an Islamic center in Bloomington remain concerned about their safety and desperate for justice, more than two months after an explosion destroyed part of their building in a quiet residential neighborhood.

The bombing of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center on a weekend morning in August drew a response from Minnesota and beyond that was overwhelmingly supportive of the mosque. No one was injured in what Gov. Mark Dayton at the time called an “act of terrorism.”

But congregants remain in shock from the blast. Mosque leaders have released videos of the explosion in hopes of generating tips that could lead to an arrest.

“We just need to reach a conclusion,” said Mohamed Omar, executive director of the center. “We just need to be comfortable that justice has been served.”

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