Three dead in attack on mosque in Azerbaijan

Three dead in attack on mosque in AzerbaijanBaku/Istanbul - Three people were killed and three injured when an attacker threw two hand grenades into the Abu Bekir Mosque in Azerbaijan's capital Baku, the national news agency Trend reported Monday.

The attacker first smashed a window of the mosque and then launched the hand grenades, the report said.

The mosque is predominantly used by Wahabbis, a particularly strict Sunni version of Islam which is state religion in Saudi Arabia but did not use to be widespread in Azerbaijan in the past.

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