Muslim advocates say a mosque in a Boston suburb of Burlington has been vandalized.
The Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Sunday that vandals spray-painted “USA” repeatedly on the exterior walls of the Islamic Center of Burlington.
The group says the vandalism was discovered early Sunday and reported to police, who are investigating. They say they’ve posted photos of the graffiti online.
In a statement, the group suggests the graffiti reflects a growing anti-Islamic sentiment that Muslim are not “real” Americans.