Skip to comments.Evacuation due to Muslim prayers sparks debate
Posted on 05/17/2002 10:23:07 AM PDT by NotforprophetEdited on 04/13/2004 2:07:48 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
TOUGHTON - The four men emerged Tuesday night from a restroom at BJ's Wholesale Club dressed in fatigue jackets. They took off their shoes and began praying loudly in a language that sounded like Arabic.
Alarmed, customers rushed to the store manager, demanding to know who the men were and what they were doing. When the men left without a word of explanation, the manager called Stoughton police. Within 30 minutes, the police had evacuated the BJ's and called in firetrucks and a State Police bomb squad from Stow.
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