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Minnesota: Two Men Plead Guilty to Bombing Bloomington Mosque

HeadlineJan 25, 2019

In Minnesota, two men admitted Thursday they bombed a Bloomington mosque in 2017 in a bid to terrorize Muslims into leaving the United States. No one was injured in the bombing, but it caused extensive damage to the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center as worshipers were gathering for morning prayers. Michael McWhorter and Joe Morris pleaded guilty to five counts related to the mosque attack, as well as the attempted bombing of an Illinois abortion clinic and other crimes. A third suspect in the mosque bombing, Michael Hari, remains in federal custody. Hari is a former sheriff’s deputy from Illinois who runs a security company and submitted a bid to build President Trump’s border wall.

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