Sunday, 14 August 2016

Gunman shot and killed a 55-year-old imam and his assistant at New York

Posted by Anup Baral August 14th, 2016 :
New York gunman kills imam and assistant as they leave mosque in hate attack... Gunman executes Imam and his assistant while they walk home from their mosque in New York 'hate attack. Imam, Maulama Akonjee, 55, was shot dead by gunman in broad daylight Gunman also shot Akonjee's 64-year-old assistant, Thara Uddin The shooting occurred near a Queens mosque Saturday afternoon Both men were shot in head, Akonjee was pronounced dead at hospital His assistant, Uddin, died nearly four hours later, according to police

A crowd of angry Muslim men at the scene believe it was a 'hate crime' One man said they blame 'Donald Trump for creating Islamophobia' The gunman fled the scene on foot and is still at large, police said. killed in broad daylight as they walked home from a mosque in Queens. Police said a gunman walked up to religious leader, Maulama Akonjee, 55, on Saturday afternoon as he and his assistant, Thara Uddin, 64, were leaving the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque in Ozone Park.

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