Every year thousands of Muslims gather at Minnesota’s Mall of America – not to shop – but to celebrate the Islamic holiday of Eid Al Adha.
This year Muslim mobs ran through the mall terrorizing shoppers.
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Here’s the video:
On September 12, 2016 at least 10 people were arrested or cited by Bloomington Police after a melee broke out during the Islamic celebration of Eid Al Adha at the Mall of America KARE 11 reports.
According to KARE 11, the people who were arrested or cited all were between the ages of 12-15. Four were boys and six were girls. The police did not comment on what started the melee, but the reports state that those involved were cited on charges of disorderly conduct, obstructing the legal process and giving false information to the police. The video above shows hundreds of young people, many dressed in traditional Muslim attire, running through the mall.
The incident occurred on Eid Al Adha – also known as “The Festival of Sacrifice” an Islamic holy day that celebrates the Prophet Abraham’s obedience to Allah’s request to sacrifice his son, Isaac. On Eid Al Adha, Minnesota Muslims flock to the Mall of America by the tens of thousands. A FOX 9 story posted just hours before the September 12th incident cites the tradition: in “A Pilgrimage to Mall of America on Eid Al Adha,” KMSP reporter Maury Glover states that “anywhere from 25,000 to 40,000 Muslims (celebrate Eid Al Adha) at the MOA.”
Witnesses described fights among young people and being afraid. One Facebook comment relayed that while they were at a MOA restaurant, the restaurant doors had to be shut in an attempt to prevent pepper spray from coming into the establishment. Many still had trouble breathing while chaos reigned outside…
… At the mall they are not shopping, just celebrating. There are no shopping bags to carry, just their kids, no cultural idol to worship except their God, no fashion trends to follow, only their traditions. It’s Christmas without the shopping craze. Every year, thousands of American Muslims turn the biggest shopping mall in America into a non-shopping mall, if only for one day. www.dailynewsegypt.com