Birmingham's Muslim women condemn Drummer Lee Rigby murder


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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