Paint bomb attack on Belfast Islamic Centre

Belfast Islamic Centre paint attack

The Belfast Islamic Centre has had paint thrown over it. The police said they were treating the incident at Wellington Park as a hate crime.

Two teenage boys were seen running away from the centre after throwing a bottle of paint at it.

Belfast Islamic Centre is the largest institution of the Muslim community in Northern Ireland and acts as both a place of worship and a community centre.

BBC News, 24 May 2013

Update:  See “Police issue appeal over Belfast Islamic centre paint bomb”, Belfast Telegraph, 26 May 2013