FBI investigating explosion at Minnesota mosque

FBI investigating explosion at Minnesota mosque
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The FBI is searching for suspects after an explosive device detonated in a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday morning.

No one was injured in the incident, which occurred around 5 a.m. local time Saturday, but a room was damaged in the explosion, Fox News reported. Witnesses say an explosive device was thrown from a vehicle at the imam's office before the blast.  

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is offering a $10,000 reward in the case.
 
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"If a bias motive is proven, this attack would represent another in a long list of hate incidents targeting Islamic institutions nationwide in recent months," said Amir Malik, CAIR's civil rights director in Minnesota.
 
Bloomington police said that 15 to 20 people were gathered at the mosque for morning prayers at the time of the explosion.  

The US Department of Homeland Security said it "fully supports the rights of all to freely and safely worship the faith of their choosing and we vigorously condemn such attacks on any religious institution. We are thankful that there were no injuries, but that does not diminish the serious nature of this act."