Protesters clash as Sydney Islamic prayer hall approved
Protest groups have clashed in western Sydney after the development of an Islamic prayer hall in Kemps Creek was given the green light.
Rival protest groups have clashed outside Penrith Council chambers over a decision to go ahead with the development of an Islamic prayer hall in Kemps Creek.
The protests came after a motion put forward by four councillors to have approval for the development rescinded was voted down Monday night, 10 votes to four.
Police were on standby as supporters and opponents of the development clashed.
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