When a group of Muslims arrived for prayer at the Chemin-Bas mosque in an eastern neighbourhood in N_mes on Sunday, February 17, they witnessed a violent scene. Inside an altercation provoked one man to pull out a gun while another man tried to stop him. Several shots were fired and two men were injured. The incident is the last in a number of tensions over the past several months within the mosque, one of the largest in N_mes. The shooter, a 64 year-old man, was booked for 19 other acts of violence with a weapon.

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