SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)- Shia Society of Victoria “unequivocally” condemned the deadly siege of a central Sydney cafe adding that such actions are “denounced in whole in Islam.”
Shia Society of Victoria, also known as “Panjtan” has issued a statement to condemn the recent deadly siege of a central Sydney café. The statement is as follows:
Panjtan Society of Victoria representing the Shia Muslims of Victoria condemns this criminal act unequivocally and reiterates that such actions are denounced in whole in Islam.
We have always worked on the assumption that we have to be united in preventing any terror attacks taking place on Australia Soil.
Our Shia Muslim community expresses their full support and solidarity with the victims and their families and aspire to a peaceful resolve to this crisis.
Panjtan Management Committee
According to Rasa News Agnecy, the deadly siege of the central Sydney cafe has ended but the investigation is still underway.
Australian authorities stormed the cafe where a terrorist had been holding hostages early Tuesday, killing the gunman. They moved in some 16 hours after the siege began, after hearing gunfire inside the Lindt Chocolate Cafe, New South Wales police Commissioner Andrew P. Scipione told CNN.