Police hunt for Queens firebombing suspects

Police are searching for suspects in the firebombing of a mosque, Hindu center, bodega and possibly a home in Queens last night. Police say someone

QUEENS - Police are searching for suspects in the firebombing of a mosque, Hindu center, bodega and possibly a home in Queens last night. Police say someone threw a molotov cocktail into a bodega at around 8 p.m., and that a house was damaged after it was apparently set on fire. Another molotov cocktail was thrown into the Al-Kohei Foundation Islamic Center, where none of the 80 people inside were hurt. Shortly after 10 p.m., officials say someone threw a pair of bottles at a building used for Hindu worship. They failed to explode.

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