Aussie Muslims condemn London attack
THE peak body for Australian Muslims has condemned as “sick and twisted” the slaying of a man on a busy London street by two men shouting Islamist slogans.
The victim, thought to be a soldier, was attacked on Wednesday a few hundred metres from a military barracks in Woolwich, in southeast London.
The attackers, wielding knives and a meat cleaver, then delivered an Islamist tirade to passers-by and encouraged them to take video.
Armed police later shot and wounded the two attackers after they ran at officers.
In a statement, Muslims Australia president Hafez Kassem condemned the killing as unjustifiable.
“The attack on an unarmed civilian believed to be a member of the British military in Woolwich is a crime that is condemned and deplored by Australian Muslims,” Mr Kassem said.
“My sympathies and condolences go to the victim’s family and I strongly condemn the…
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