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Man attacks Turkish mosque in Australia

Attacker enters Auburn Gallipoli Mosque in Sydney, causes material damage

Recep Sakar   | 25.10.2020
Man attacks Turkish mosque in Australia

MELBOURNE

An unidentified man on Saturday attacked a Turkish mosque in Sydney, Australia.

A male attacker entered the Auburn Gallipoli Mosque, which is affiliated with the Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs, and caused material damage by breaking the chandeliers, windowpanes, plasma television and some items on the upper floor.

Some citizens recorded video footage, and took photographs during the attack, and informed the police. The perpetrator has been arrested.

* Writing by Gozde Bayar

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