Read the assertion from the Islamic Society of Boston on the mass shootings at 2 New Zealand mosques

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Read the assertion from the Islamic Society of Boston on the mass shootings at 2 New Zealand mosques

Authorities within the Boston space are growing patrols round homes of worship Friday following the mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that killed not less than 49 individuals.

The Islamic Society of Boston stated in an announcement that safety can be elevated at its Cambridge location Friday.

We are additionally working intently with Cambridge Police Department whom we already contacted and as ordinary been immediate and really useful,” the group stated. “Please be vigilant and never let fear gets into you.”

Cambridge police stated the division is coordinating with leaders within the metropolis’s religion group.

“Places of worship should be places where all can congregate without fear,” the division stated. “As always, we will do our part to support that through increased attention with our patrols and ongoing dialogue with faith leaders to ensure enhanced peace of mind.”

Our ideas and prayers are with the household, mates and colleagues whose lives have been devastated by these tragic and mindless crimes.

— Cambridge Police👮🏽 (@CambridgePolice) March 15, 2019

Places of worship needs to be locations the place all can congregate with out worry. As at all times, we are going to do our half to help that by elevated consideration with our patrols and ongoing dialogue with religion leaders to make sure enhanced peace of thoughts.

— Cambridge Police👮🏽 (@CambridgePolice) March 15, 2019

A spokeswoman for the Boston Police Department instructed Boston.com patrols round homes of worship and mosques in Boston are additionally being “stepped up” on Friday. 

The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center stated in an announcement that Mayor Marty Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William Gross can be attending prayer companies in Roxbury on Friday to precise “support and solidarity.”

“In Boston, we are a community that sticks together,” the group stated. “Tragedy after tragedy, Bostonians from diverse faiths and backgrounds have come together, supported one another, and spoke out against hate. We do not let fear and hate bully us. We expect nothing less this time. We are Boston Strong.”

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