COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in South Florida are investigating two separate incidents in which an Islamic school was spray pained and a mosque received an email vowing to kill all Muslims.

Rubina Tariq, principal at Nur-Ul-Islam Academy in Cooper City, called the Broward Sheriff's Office Monday after finding a profane message painted on a wall at the school with 400 students. The paint was cleaned up by mid-day as students went home after taking final exams.

On Saturday, an email was sent to the Islamic Center of Greater Miami in Miami Gardens. The Miami Herald ( ) reports it was filled with short, threatening sentences. The sender called Islam a "cancer" and "disease" and pledged to "kill every Muslim around the world."

Imam AbdulHamid Samra called the email "nasty."

Authorities are investigating.


Information from: The Miami Herald,