Man arrested after Stockholm mosque burned
Sweden’s largest Shi’ite mosque the
Imam Ali Islamic Centre in Stockholm has been the target of a suspected arson attack.
No one was injured in the blaze, which police say was ignited from outside the building.
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Authorities have arrested one man.
Hours before the fire the mosque was occupied by 500 people, but only a few remained when the flames erupted.
Police say the facade suffered major damage.
A forensic examination is being carried out.