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Vigil to be held after Edinburgh Central Mosque hate crime

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Image caption Central Mosque in Potterrow was damaged after an object was thrown at it in the early hours of Sunday morning

A vigil is to be held outside a mosque in Edinburgh following an attack on the building at the weekend.

Police are investigating a hate crime in which an object was thrown at the Central Mosque in Potterrow at about 02:10 on Sunday.

It caused minor fire damage to a door. No-one was hurt.

The vigil, due to take place on Tuesday, was called by Edinburgh United Against Fascism. It will feature speeches and a minute's silence.

Police have urged anyone with information about the incident to contact them.

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