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No Terrorism Link In New Haven Mosque Fire

Lina Biroscak
New Haven's Diyanet Mosque, as seen after a fire was intentionally set on the premises last month.

Investigators have found no evidence so far of terrorism or a hate crime following the fire at a New Haven mosque.

The Diyanet Mosque caught fire earlier this month. Police say the fire was intentional.

New Haven’s police chief said in a statement investigators haven’t uncovered information that would suggest terrorism, and they’re unable to classify it as a hate crime.

Two entities are offering rewards for information on the fire: the Connecticut chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Davis Dunavin loves telling stories, whether on the radio or around the campfire. He started in Missouri and ended up in Connecticut, which, he'd like to point out, is the same geographic trajectory taken by Mark Twain.