March 11, 2014
LONDON (AP) - British police say they are treating an explosion near a mosque in central England as suspected terrorism. No injuries have been reported.
Residents in the town of Tipton reported hearing a loud bang and finding nails near the mosque, according to West Midlands Police.
The immediate area is being evacuated as a precautionary measure.
In recent weeks, British police have reported an increase in attacks against Muslim mosques and community center.
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