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Muslim Mosques shot at during Catterick training exercise

Muslim Mosques shot at during Catterick training exercise

2:07pm 8th April 2010
(Updated 7:13am 9th April 2010)

Officials at Catterick Garrison are under fire, all because of their shooting range.

The Muslim community's outraged that mosques have been used as targets for soldiers to practice shooting at.

The British Army have been working with Muslims to build a better relationship between the two sides.

That's something Ishtak Ahmed, from the Bradford Council of Mosques, has told Minster FM he fears has now been ruined.

Well in repsonse the Army has now said:

"We apologise for any offence that we may have caused.

It was never our intention for these generic structures to look like mosques, only to provide a setting similar to operational environments.

We're now seeking a meeting with representatives from the Muslim community to hear their concerns, in order to discuss the way forward."

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