United States (US) President Joe Biden strongly condemned the killing of four Muslim men in the state of New Mexico in recent days. US police are investigating whether four separate murder cases are related.
“I am outraged and saddened by the gruesome killing of four Muslim men in Albuquerque,” Biden said in a statement via Twitter Sunday (7/8) local time. AFPMonday (8/8/2022).
Biden said in a statement, “While we await a thorough investigation, my prayers are with the families of the victims, and my government supports the Muslim community. There is no place in America for this kind of disgusting attack.” Is.”
Albuquerque is the largest city in the state of New Mexico. The motive behind the killings is not yet clear.
Albuquerque police said in a statement Saturday (6/8) local time that they are still investigating three counts of murder of a Muslim man now suspected of being linked to the murder of a Muslim man last year. Is.
Albuquerque police said its personnel found the fresh victim Friday (5/8) evening local time. Local television reports, KOB4, said the victim’s body was found near the offices of Lutheran Family Services, which provides aid to refugees.
Police did not release the identity of the victim, but only named the victim as a male, in his mid-20s, a Muslim and a ‘native South Asian national’.
“Investigators believe the murder on Friday (5/8) local time may be related to the murders of three other Muslim men from South Asia,” Albuquerque police said in a statement.