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Green Lane Masjid, Birmingham, among first to shut doors after the coronavirus outbreak

Birmingham Central Mosque. (Image: Wikipedia)

The Green Lane Masjid in Birmingham was among the first to shut its doors (March 17) to worshippers after the coronavirus outbreak, well before large gatherings were banned in the UK at the end of March.

But their work at the centre of the community continued, expanded and evolved. Richard Sprenger speaks with Saleem Ahmed, who operates the food bank at the mosque, about the changes they have made to continue to serve their local community, Muslim and non-Muslim alike. 

Source: The Guardian

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