Arizona mosque attack

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Wed, 08/08/2007 - 5:00pm

A chemical bomb was tossed from a car at a mosque in Glendale Arizona late last night.  Local police are considering the incident a possible hate crime.
The explosive device, made up of a swimming pool chemical and a reactant, was tossed by a passenger in a red car. 
It landed just feet from an Imam who is one of six Muslim religious leaders filing a lawsuit against U.S. Airways for being removed from an airplane in Minneapolis late last year.
The removal of the six imams had been mentioned on the national Fox News, in an incident of hate speech by a Fox News Correspondent. 
KBOO spoke with Mohammed Abu Hamoud, with the Council on American Islamic Relations, about the possible hate crime in Arizona:

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