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A view of damage at the burned Islamic Society of Coachella Valley December 12, 2015. A fire that broke out at the Southern California mosque on Friday is being investigated as a possible hate crime. Photo by Sam Mircovich, courtesy of REUTERS.

A view of damage at the burned Islamic Society of Coachella Valley December 12, 2015. A fire that broke out at the Southern California mosque on Friday is being investigated as a possible hate crime. Photo by Sam Mircovich, courtesy of REUTERS.

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COACHELLA, Calif. -- The blaze heightened concerns about an anti-Islamic backlash in the wake of the Dec. 2 massacre of 14 people by U.S.-born Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and his Pakistani-born wife Tashfeen Malik, 29, at a holiday party in San Bernardino.