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Authorities Investigate Possible Fire Attack At Queens Islamic Center

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Imam Al-Khoei Foundation Building (credit: CBS 2)

Imam Al-Khoei Foundation Building (credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating a report that a Molotov cocktail was thrown at an Islamic center in New York City.

The Fire Department of New York says a blaze outside the Imam Al-Khoei Foundation building in Queens was brought under control quickly after a call came in at about 9 p.m. Sunday. No injuries were reported.

Fire marshals and police are investigating the purported attack.

The building on the Van Wyck Expressway in the Jamaica section houses a school and religious spaces.

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