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‘America has no place’: Biden condemns killing of four Muslims Islamophobic news

Police are investigating the murder of a Muslim man in New Mexico, USA, as a possible hate crime.

President Joe Biden has condemned the murder of four Muslim men in New Mexico, saying police may be linked and may be a hate crime.

Biden tweeted: “Anger and saddened by the brutal murder of four Muslim men in Albuquerque.

“While we await a full investigation, my prayers are with the families of the victims and my administration strongly supports the Muslim community. has no place to live.”

Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico’s largest city, said Saturday they were investigating the murders of three Muslim men believed to be linked to a fourth murder last year.

Albuquerque police said in a statement that they had found the latest victim on Friday night. It was discovered in

Police did not identify the man, but said he was in his mid-20s, Muslim, and “from South Asia.”

“Investigators believe Friday’s murder may be related to three recent murders of a Muslim man also from South Asia,” police said.

Two of the previous victims were Muslim Pakistani men, a 27-year-old man found dead on August 1 and a 41-year-old man found dead on July 26.

Detectives are investigating whether these murders were related to the deaths of a Muslim man from Afghanistan who was killed on November 7, 2021, outside the business he ran with his brother in Albuquerque. is currently investigating, the statement said.

Police urged anyone with information to call a hotline and said the FBI was assisting with the investigation.

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham expressed outrage at the killing, calling it “completely unbearable” and said additional state troopers would be dispatched to Albuquerque to assist with the investigation.

“We will continue to do everything we can to support the Muslim community in Albuquerque and New Mexico,” she said.

The Council for American-Islamic Relations, the largest Muslim civil rights organization in the United States, has offered a $10,000 reward to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of a murderer or a murderer.

Tensions are rising sharply in the city’s Muslim community.

“People are starting to panic right now,” Tahir Gauba, director of public affairs at the Islamic Center in New Mexico, told the Albuquerque Journal.



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