More than $10,000 (£77,000) has been raised for a mosque in Minnesota after it was firebombed in what the mayor called “an act of terrorism.”
Donald Trump and the White House have so far remained silent about the bombing, despite Muslim leaders urging him to condemn it as a terrorist attack.
The explosion at Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Centre in Bloomington happened on Saturday morning just before morning prayers and caused extensive damages to the imam’s office, but did not injure anyone.
A GoFundMe crowdfunding page raised more than $87,000 (£67,000), while a LaunchGood page raised more than $21,000 (£16,000).
Well-wishers have also left flowers outside the mosque.
Mohamed Omar, the mosque’s director, said his community is grateful for the support it has received from the public.
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