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Pupils suspended after Quran 'desecrated' in front of other children

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Don't miss a thing by getting the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox Two pupils have been suspended from a Lancashire school after the Quran was ‘desecrated’ in front of other children.

The incidents happened at Fulwood Academy, in Preston, last week, Lancashire Live reports. The headteacher immediately notified police and anti-terrorism officials at Prevent - a Government initiative which safeguards and supports those vulnerable to radicalisation.

Police say they are working with the school to investigate two ‘isolated incidents’. The school says it is looking into “two separate incidents that sit deeply at odds with everything we stand for”.

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