Massive fire engulfs 139-yr-old mosque
Durban, Aug 25th: A fire broke out in a 139-year-old mosque in Durban, South Africa, according to reports, a fire broke out in a 139-year-old mosque in Durban, South Africa.
According to the Arab News Agency, a fire broke out in the 139-year-old Gray Street Mosque in the coastal city of Durban, South Africa, on Monday, which engulfed a large part of the mosque.
According to media reports, the Gray Street Mosque is one of the largest mosques in South Hampshire and the cause of the fire could not be immediately ascertained.
Faisal Suleiman, chairman of the South African Muslim Network, said there were seven staff flats in the upper part of the mosque, which could be the cause of a possible short circuit.
Faisal Suleiman said that the fire was considered as an accident and there was no element of sabotage in it. Arab media reported that no casualties were reported due to the fire in the mosque.
Videos of the fire in the mosque have also been posted on social media in which it can be seen that flames are rising from the two-story mosque.
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