2 dead in South Africa mosque at­tack

Shanghai Daily - - WORLD - (Reuters)

TWO wor­ship­pers were stabbed to death and an­other two in­jured yes­ter­day at a mosque near Cape Town, South Africa, by an at­tacker who was shot dead by po­lice.

The Mus­lim Ju­di­cial Coun­cil said wor­ship­pers were per­form­ing seclu­sion in the mosque when the knife­man en­tered and joined con­gre­gants in morn­ing prayers. Po­lice said the at­tack near Dur­ban showed “el­e­ments of ex­trem­ism.” They did not com­ment fur­ther on the mo­tive be­hind the killings

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