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8:17 am
Mon September 17, 2012

Mid-MO Muslims condemn violence after film mocks Islamic Prophet

Muslims gather for prayer inside the Islamic Center for Central Missouri on Friday September 14, 2012.
Mikkel Christiensen KBIA

A film mocking the prophet Muhammad has sparked outrage and violent attacks overseas. But many Muslims in mid-Missouri are condemning the violence as well.

Friday prayer in Columbia’s Islamic Center on Fifth Street.  Hundreds of Muslims have gathered to hear the words of their imam.

This is two days after the American ambassador to Libya was killed by angry protesters. They were upset over a movie insulting their prophet, Muhammad.

Chairman of the Islamic Center, Dr. Rashed Nizam, condemns the violent protests and the murders.

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