London, (IINA) - Six people, including three children, were injured when a car plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers as they left a sports center after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers in the northern English city of Newcastle on Sunday morning, police said.
The latest incident comes just days after the Finsbury Park suspected Islamophobic terror attack when a white male rammed his van through worshippers praying Taraweeh outside a mosque.
Emergency services were called to the scene in Newcastle shortly after 9 a.m. (0800GMT), according to the Northumbria police authorities, which confirmed that six people had been injured.
On Sunday June 25, at approx 9.14am Northumbria Police received reports that a vehicle had collided with pedestrians outside of Westgate Sports Center, Newcastle upon Tyne, a police statement said.
Police inquiries are ongoing to establish exactly what happened but, at this time, it is not believed to be a terror incident, it said, adding that a 42-year-old female had been arrested.
On June 19, a 47-year-old white male in a van ran over a group of Muslims outside a mosque in Finsbury Park, North London.
Makram Ali, a father of six, was killed in the alleged Islamophobic terror attack; 11 people were injured, two others critically in the incident.
The Finsbury Park attack suspect, Darren Osborne, was charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder.
Source: International Islamic News Agency