Turkish family home located in New York damaged in arson attack

A Turkish family home on Long Island, , was set on fire early Wednesday, the landlord told Anadolu Agency.

Yunus Karaoğlu said fire started in the garage next to his house around 2.30 a.m.

He said the firefighters arrived in 10 minutes but despite efforts to contain the blaze, his garage and vehicle were burnt.

There are no casualties from , he added.

Authorities said they have not found evidence of Xenophobia or Islamophobia.

Officials from the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities visited Karaoğlu's family and offered sympathies.

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