Crowd attacks Muslim prayer hall in Corsica

  • In an apparent retaliation for an attack on firefighters in Corsica, a crowd damaged a Muslim prayer hall in the French Mediterranean island. As per media reports, a few protesters also made an attempt to burn copies of the Koran in Ajaccio, the capital of Corsica. Condemning both the attacks, the government has promised to identify and punish people involved in the attack on firefighters and those responsible for damaging the prayer hall.