Azerbaijan, Baku, 18 August /corr. Trend E.Aliyev / The United States condemns last night 's attack on the Abu Bakr Mosque in Baku.
"We hope that the government quickly will be able to bring to justice those responsible for this crime" the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan stated.
At 09.00P.M. of 17 August, an explosion took place in Abu Bakir Mosque during the evening pray. An unknown man threw two RGD-1 kinds of grenades into the Mosque, breaking the Mosque's window with stone, the eyewitness said. Three people died and five were wounded as a result of the incident, due the official information.
Nobody has been arrested in connection with this incident. It is still being specified whether it was an act of terror.
" Azerbaijan has long been heralded for its tradition of religious harmony and interfaith dialogue, and those who would attack a mosque violate humanity 's most cherished precepts. We offer our solidarity with the Azerbaijani people in the face of this cowardly attack," the U.S. Embassy stated.
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