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Terror Has No Religion, Tweet Celebs After Medina Blast

The blast happened at sunset when residents of the area broke their fast in the holy month of Ramadan

  | July 05, 2016 15:51 IST (Mumbai)
Ranvir Shorey

File photos of Ranvir Shorey and Ali Zafar.

Highlights

  • A suicide bomber blew himself up beside Prophet Mohammed's mosque
  • Another attack on Shias? This is Ramadan: wrote Hansal Mehta on Twitter
  • Its about time Muslims reclaimed Islam from violence: Ranvir Shorey
Celebrities, including Adnan Sami, Hansal Mehta and Ali Zafar on Tuesday, condemned the blasts which took place near mosques in the holy Saudi city of Medina and in Qatif.
A suicide bomber blew himself up beside the security headquarters in Prophet Mohammed's mosque in the Saudi city of Medina on Monday, local media reported. A second blast took place, also on Monday, near a mosque in the Shia city of Qatif in the eastern part of the country, Xinhua cited Al Arabiya local news as saying.
The blast happened at sunset when residents of the area broke their fast in the holy month of Ramadan.
Singers Adnan Sami and Ali Zafar, jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali, filmmaker Hansal Mehta and actor Ranvir Shorey have tweeted.





"Another attack on Shias? This is Ramadan??? Explosions near mosques in Qatif, Medina, several feared dead," wrote Hansal Mehta on Twitter.
"It's about time Muslims reclaimed Islam from violence," wrote actor Ranvir Shorey on Twitter.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

 
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