Police in Seattle say an arsonist threw several molotov cocktails at a Filipino American church while dozens of people were inside attending a church service, reports USA Today.
The explosives caused minor damage to the exterior of the church, but did not spark a fire inside.
“It’s really unacceptable to do that,” South Seattle resident Ahmed Warsame said to Q-13 Fox . Warsame does not attend the church, but says it affected him nonetheless.
“If you attack any religion you attacking all religions, Muslim or Christian,” Warsame said.
It happened Thursday at the Iglesia ni Cristo Church. No injuries were reported.
recent: FILIPINO CHURCH ATTACKED. Unknown motives. Help find the criminal/s. Seattle Filipino church service hit by attempted firebombing with Molotov cocktails. https://t.co/dP7zr8xV7Y #seattle #filam #pnw #filipinoamerican #arson pic.twitter.com/eGwz87mS2a
— FANHS Seattle (@fanhs_seattle) October 20, 2018
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