Danish mosques and Muslim organisations are condemning the weekend terror attacks that killed two men, wounded five police officers and resulted in the death of gunman Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein.

"We naturally take a strong position against this terrorist attack," Oussama Mohammad El-Saadi, the spokesman and chairman of Grimhøjmoskeen in Aarhus, told Jyllands-Posten newspaper. "We are against any type of violence and terror against innocent people, especially when it hits police officers. I am very sorry."

El-Saadi said that he hopes the attacks do not create a backlash against Muslims.

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