Man attacks Turkish mosque in Australia

Man attacks Turkish mosque in Australia

An unidentified man on Saturday attacked a Turkish mosque in Sydney, Australia, Anadolu  New Agency  reported.

According to the agency, a male attacker entered the Auburn Gallipoli Mosque, which is affiliated with the Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs, and caused material damage by breaking the chandeliers, windowpanes, plasma television and some items on the upper floor.

The man allegedly used a fire hydrant and a vacuum cleaner to smash items, including handmade antique chandeliers and 13 large windows, causing an estimated $100,000 of damage.

Some citizens recorded video footage, and took photographs during the attack, and informed the police. The perpetrator has been arrested.

Source: Anadolu  Agency