Imams have used Friday prayers in mosques around Leicester to condemn recent terror attacks in Paris, Beirut and Mali.

Muslim religious leaders gave sermons denouncing the so-called Islamic State, or Daesh, which has claimed responsibility for the deaths of 130 people killed in a series of assaults on the French capital a week ago.

Dr Ather Hussain, of the Sunni Ulama Leicestershire which represents a dozen of the largest mosque in the city, preached to hundreds of people at the Masjid Bilal in Evington Valley Road.

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