German authorities shut '9/11 mosque': city

9th August 2010, Comments 0 comments

German police shut down a mosque in the northern city of Hamburg Monday that was frequented by suicide hijackers from the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States, authorities said.

An affiliated cultural centre was also closed.

"The Hamburg interior department closed the Arab-German cultural club Taiba," the department said in a statement. "The former Al-Quds mosque was also closed."

© 2010 AFP

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