Not In Our Town supports local Muslims after New Zealand attacks

The Not In Our Town group gathered Friday afternoon in support of local Muslims after the attacks in New Zealand. (Not In Our Town: Bloomington-Normal/Facebook)

 

 

By Neil Doyle

BLOOMINGTON – The group Not In Our Town hosted a demonstration Friday afternoon in support of local Muslims after the attacks on two New Zealand mosques.

The group gathered outside the Islamic Center of McLean County at 421 Olympia Drive in Bloomington to greet Muslims after Friday morning prayers.

Meanwhile, Illinois Congressmen Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill) took to social media to express their concerns.

CNN reports at least 49 people were killed and 20 were seriously injured during the attacks.

Neil Doyle can be reached at neil.doyle@cumulus.com

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