Fire and smoke engulfed much of the red-brick structure, but there were no injuries. A large area outside the center was cordoned off as investigators, including members of the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, combed through the grass.
Police say they still haven't worked out the cause of the explosion at the imam's office in the Al-Farooq Youth and Family Center, or determined whether it was a hate crime.
Governor Mark Dayton said Saturday's explosion at an Islamic center in Bloomington was "an act of terror". "We're not only the Muslims who do have this message, but it is Muslims, Christians, Jews, people of faith all over, we believe that the values of our religion (are) totally, absolutely against what happened today".
"You search the wide area in an attempt to find as many components as you can of the device to help us understand how the device was made". He called on the community to unite against such attacks.
Anti-Muslim incidents have risen sharply in the United States over the past year, according to a review by the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
"Our ultimate goal is to find eth folks who are responsible for this and hopefully provide some closure to the folks who were victimized by this this morning", said ATF special agent in charge Rick Thorton. Community members extinguished the fire before first responders arrived.
According to an analysis by the Council on American-Islamic Relations in May, 2,213 anti-Muslim bias incidents occurred in the United States a year ago, up 57 percent from 2015, according to Reuters.
"We came to this country for the same reason everyone else came here: freedom to worship", Yasir Abdalrahman, a worshipper at the mosque, told the newspaper.
"Every place of worship, for all Minnesotans of every faith and culture, must be sacred and safe". "A lot of the questions we've been receiving from the media thus far - is it a hate crime? We are in close contact with federal, state and local authorities and local community leaders as the investigation into this matter continues", the statement said. The Department of Homeland Security is also keeping an eye on the investigation.
Income tax officials say they have seized cash and jewellery worth more than Rs 15 crore in the raids so far. He reiterated his loyalty to the Chief Minister and thanked him for supporting him during the raids.
Perisic has been heavily linked with a move to Premier League giants United, though a deal is yet to materialise. Internazionale insist Ivan Perisic is not for sale and will not join Manchester United this summer.
Should he breeze through the semi-finals, Bolt will make his last individual career run in the finals later in evening. It was about believing in my sprint finish and knowing that I have been in that position before.
Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu where the presiding priest was conduction an early morning mass", he said . Garba Umar , the Anambra State police chief, said the violence was tied to a feud within the local community.
The election for the post of vice-president is scheduled for August 5, 2017 and results will be declared the same day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administation has a majority in the lower house but trails in 245-member upper house.
McMaster thwarting President Trump's foreign policy? "General McMaster and I are working very well together", Trump explained . Another conservative outlet, The Daily Caller , declared that "Everything the President Wants to Do, McMaster Opposes".
He vowed to use all means of power to serve the country and defend its borders and politico-cultural independence. He also said that his administration would make the utmost effort to eradicate corruption and contain inflation.
Lathem on Friday allegedly recorded a video message in which he apologized to the friends and family of the victim, police said. Mr Cornell-Duranleau was a hairstylist originally from Corunna, Michigan, but was living in Chicago at the time of his death.
The yoga guru also said that Pakistan is using PoK as a launch pad to infiltrate terrorists in India . Plus, New Delhi has been clear that both sides should withdraw troops from the area simultaneously.
After reassessing the auto industry market, Toyota has changed its strategy to make Corollas at a plant in Guanajuato, Mexico. Toyota may be the king of hybrid tech but neither brand has really got to grips with full EV cars with much enthusiasm.
Lunar eclipse on Monday
One such partial eclipse will take place on August 7-8, the release from Durairaj Gnanamuthu, district science officer, said. A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the umbral region of the Earth's shadow and becomes imperceptible.
Rahul Gandhi: BJP, RSS behind fatal attack on my auto
Rahul was travelling with SPG commandos some of whom were reportedly injured in the attack as they were sitting in the back. The Congress has demanded that a case of attempt to murder be registered against four persons named in the complaint.
While Trump's away, 'much-needed' White House renovations begin
Around midday, he tweeted: "Prosperity is coming back to our shores because we are putting America WORKERS and FAMILIES first". But sitting presidents must be allowed to speak freely with other leaders inside the Oval Office - without the fear of leaks.
Cong VP to visit Gujarat this week
The Congress Vice President was to address a brief public meeting in Lal Chowk but it had to be cancelled after he was heckled. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited the flood-affected Lakhimpur district in Assam .