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One Person Dead After Attackers Cut The Throat Of Worshippers In South Africa Mosque

One person was killed in a mosque close to Durban in South Africa, when three armed men with weapons and blades cut the throat of three worshipers, an Emergency Department official said on Thursday.

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Africa's most industrialized countries have a great community hospitable for immigrants and thus attracts many tourists, but has rarely has been associated with Islamist militancy. "one of the three died in his way to the hospital. the other two are in critical condition," said Prem Balram, a spokesman Reaction Unit South Africa, who was among the first to the scene.

Though there was no clear reason for the attack, but the three suspects, fleeing on a White car, were identified as Egyptians, Balram continues. "The suspects were Egyptian boys, the local population here identified them," Balram stated. Some part of the mosque  was burnt down.

The Police force were not available as at the time for a statement.

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