Gunmen Strike South African Mosque, 3 Feared Dead

Durban attack

Attackers armed with guns and knives struck a mosque outside the South African city of Durban on Thursday, slashing the throats of three people, killing one and critically injuring the other two.

Social activist Yusuf Abramjee said he had seen information being circulated online that the attacked mosque belonged to the Shia sect. He said he believed there was going to be a terrorist attack, he could not provide details further. "Verulam police are investigating three counts of attempted murder and arson".

IPSS Medical Rescue is now tending to a mass casualty incident.

"The (imam) was tied up and thrown to his knees and his throat was slit".

The remaining two victims are still in a critical condition.

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The secretary general of Jamiatul Ulama South Africa, Moulana Ebrahim Bham, told Radio Islam that they condemned the attack which "fosters nothing but tension, mistrust and insecurity within communities".

The imam was treated by paramedics on the scene and transferred to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Ethekweni Fire Department was on the scene. "One knife was left behind", Prem Balram, spokesman for Reaction Unit South Africa said, speaking from the scene.

He said "multiple patients have been stabbed" and the mosque had been set alight.

Zev Krengel, the vice-president of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies, said the organisation sent its thoughts and prayers to the victims of "this horrific attack" and the South African Muslim community. Police said they found a knife at the scene.

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