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POLICE are investigating a suspected Islamophobic hate crime after a car hit three people outside a mosque in the early hours of this morning.
A red Nissan Juke mounted the pavement and swerved into bystanders outside the al-Majlis al-Hussaini Islamic centre in Cricklewood, north-west London, where a late-night lecture had just ended.
Officers said the occupants of the car shouted anti-Muslim abuse before driving at a group leaving the centre at about 12.30am this morning.
Two men in their twenties suffered minor injuries and a man in his fifties is in hospital with a serious leg injury, the Metropolitan Police said.
Chief Superintendent Simon Rose said it was “extremely fortunate there was no loss of life,” adding: “It is being dealt with as an Islamophobic hate crime and it is being dealt with as a racist hate crime.”
The incident is not currently being treated as terrorism, the Met said, but detectives are analysing CCTV footage in a bid to trace the driver.
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