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New York: man stabbed outside mosque, attacker screamed anti-Muslim rant, say cops

19 November 2012 General 12 Comments Email This Post Email This Post

57-year-old victim stabbed from behind while opening the Masjid Al-Saaliheen mosque for morning prayer


A Queens man was stabbed repeatedly outside a mosque by a would-be killer who shouted anti-Muslim comments, police said.

The victim, identified by friends as Bashar Mohammod, 57, was attacked from behind while opening the Masjid Al-Saaliheen mosque for prayer around 4:45 a.m., police said.
The attacker, described as a Hispanic man in his 40s, stabbed Mohammod repeatedly while shouting anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim slurs.
The victim might have lost a finger in the attack, said a friend, Mohammad Omar, who visited Mohammod at Queens General Hospital where he was treated and released.
“The person told him that he doesn’t like Muslims,” said  Omar. “That person was trying to kill him.”
Fellow worshippers described the victim, originally from Afghanistan, as a devout Muslim who often led morning prayer at the Kissena Blvd. mosque.
“He prays five times a day. He’s a very good guy.” said fellow worshipper Dawood Mashriqi. “He’s an early bird.”
Investigators had the mosque cordoned off late Sunday afternoon even as worshippers made their way to prayer.
No arrests have been made.

Original post: Man stabbed outside Queens mosque, attacker screamed anti-Muslim rant, say cops


  1. may allah grant him jannah and guide the killer to the straight path ameen

  2. 🙁

  3. That’s absolutely terrible to hear 🙁

  4. That’s absolutely terrible to hear 🙁

  5. This is crazy. Keep protesting and fighting this attitude.

  6. No doubt the work of some ‘proud white patriot’.

  7. I wonder why I never hear about these things in the news?

  8. >:(

  9. You never hear about it becuz we are Muslims….if a Muslim had done this.. OMG…a hailstorm of media would have been all over it.!!

  10. @Juvehriah…he was not killed in the attack. Just lost a finger they said.

  11. Damn those brainwashed haters, they think “All muslims are terrorist and Osama followers”, and still after that hate crime happen, haters still think “Everybody should BLAME ISLAM for some innocent Muslim got stabbed by haters”

  12. A muslim haha

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