|26 Nov 2008
The Muslim Council of Britain this evening condemned unequivocally the terrorist attacks in Mumbai that has resulted scores of deaths. The brutal murder of Indians and foreign nationals is unacceptable, there is no excuse for such acts, whatever the cause may be. Expressing his shock, Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said “I condemn this heinous act and extend my sympathies and condolences to the bereaved. Many Britons have deep links with the city of Mumbai and India and I join them in this hour of sadness and anxiety.”[Ends]
Notes for Editors:
1. The Muslim Council of Britain is a representative British Muslim umbrella body with over 500 affiliated national, regional and local organisations, mosques, charities and schools.
2. For background information on the British Muslim community’s rejection of terrorism, visit: http://www.mcb.org.uk/article_detail.php?article=announcement-656[ENDS]