Islamic Center in West Chester plans vigil today honoring victims of New Zealand mosque shootings

Butler County’s large Islamic Center is inviting community members of all faiths for a weekend vigil honoring the dozens of victims killed by terrorists Friday in the New Zealand mosque shootings.

The event is scheduled for 4 to 5 p.m. today in the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati’s Mirror Hall, 8092 Plantation Drive, West Chester Twp.

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"In light of the horrific tragedy which took place in New Zealand during Friday prayers, we would like to come together as a community to honor the victims with prayer and solidarity," the center said via its Facebook page. "Fellow Americans of all faiths are invited and welcome to this remembrance."

Those attending are asked to register here.

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