BRUSSELS, Nov 17 (KUNA) -- A new cemetery for Muslims was opened in the Dutch town of Neuen yesterday, Friday, Dutch media reported today.
It is the first Muslim cemetery in the province of Brabant in southern Netherlands and the third Muslim cemetery in the country.
The growing Muslim community in the region had been calling since years for a new Islamic burial ground.
The Eindhoven Islamic Burial Foundation is responsible for the cemetery which accomodates 700 graves.
An estimated one million Muslims live in the Netherlands which has a total population of about 17 million. (end) KUNA 171434 Nov 12NNNN