Birmingham's Muslim women condemn Drummer Lee Rigby murder

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Mothers in Birmingham's Muslim communities have condemned the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich.

Community leaders from across the city came together earlier to call for vigilance and co-operation with the police to ensure no similar attacks would be allowed to happen.

Among them were representatives from Islamic women's groups.

Arfa Afzal, a community worker at the Sparkbrook Islamic Centre, said she completely sympathised with the soldier's mother and said she "wished I was there for her".

Razia Awan, from the Sparkbrook Islamic Centre Sisterhood, said that sort of attack could have happened to "anyone" and it had terrified her children.

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