French police search for man who rammed car into mosque  08/12/2018 12:53:00  2

Police are looking for a driver who rammed his vehicle through the front doors of a mosque in a town in northern France, local media cited officials.

The  car deliberately broke the entrance of Al-Wifaq mosque in Mons-en-Barœul, 3 km from the city of Lille, at about midnight, French media said, adding that no one was injured in the incident.

Police confirmed the incident to Le Parisien, noting that they know the identity of the attacker, but not his motives.

Photos and videos showing a car at the entrance of the mosque appeared on Twitter and YouTube.

The suspect of Maghreb origin in a Mercedes car has been identified by police and is currently wanted, France 3 TV reports, citing its sources.


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