Trump urges police surveillance of mosques

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has reiterated his call for surveillance of mosques in the US in the wake of Orlando shootings.

Trump on Wednesday said at a rally in Atlanta that “we have to maybe check, respectfully, the mosques and we have to check other places because this is a problem that, if we don’t solve it, it’s going to eat our country alive.”

The comments come after Omar Mateen, a US citizen of Afghan descent from Port St. Lucie, Florida, stormed the Pulse Club in Orlando on Sunday, killing 49 people and injuring 53 others at the gay club, marking the worst ever mass shooting in US history. The culprit pledged allegiance to Daesh during the shooting spree, police said.

Trump used the incidence to push with his agenda. He also earlier proposed that the US suspend immigration from areas of the world where there is “a proven history of terrorism against the United States, Europe or our allies until we fully understand…

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