|For Immediate Release:
June 7, 2021
Muslim Community Condemns Horrific Attack in London, Ontario
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada heartbroken to learn of attack targeting Muslim family
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada is shocked and distraught to learn of the heinous attack in London, Ontario which targeted a family of five due to their Muslim identity, killing four of them and seriously injuring the other.
It is reported the driver mounted his pick-up truck over a curb and struck the family while they were out for a walk.
“We are utterly devastated and heartbroken to learn of this hate-motivated and senseless attack on an innocent family,” said National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada, Mr. Lal Khan Malik. “There must be no place for hate and intolerance in Canada and our deepest thoughts and prayers are for the victims and their family.”
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada is taking all precautions necessary and urging members to remain vigilant.
About the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at is a dynamic, fast-growing international Muslim community. Founded in 1889, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spans over 200 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at is the only Islamic organization to believe that the long-awaited messiah has come in the person of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908) of Qadian, India. The Community believes that God sent Ahmad, like Jesus, to end religious wars, condemn bloodshed and reinstitute morality, justice and peace.