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Fire attack against Islamic center, 3 other sites

(AP) - Authorities are investigating four fire attacks in New York City, including one at an Islamic center and one at a house used for Hindu worship.

Police say three attacks Sunday night involved molotov cocktails. There were no injuries. Police are investigating the attacks as bias crimes.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says the attacks "have no place in our open and inclusive society."

The Council on American-Islamic Relations says about 80 worshippers were inside the Imam Al-Khoei Foundation building when a bottle was thrown at the Shiite mosque. A door was damaged.

Police say two bottles were thrown but didn't explode at a house used for Hindu worship services.

Another bottle was thrown at a shop, and a house was possibly set on fire.

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