Canadian Muslim family killed in an Islamophobic attack was laid to rest on Saturday.
Funeral services for Salman Afzaal, 46, his wife Madiha, 44, their daughter Yumna, 15, and Salman´s mother Talat, 74, were held at the London Islamic Center.
The four Pakistanis killed in a terror attack by a pickup truck driver early this week were laid to rest at a private family ceremony.
Hundreds of people gathered at the large parking lot and a football field next to the London Islamic centre, on Saturday, where a private ceremony was held, to join in a public remembrance around the family’s four caskets, each covered with a Canadian flag.
A number of government leaders, the mayor of London, Pakistan’s High Commissioner also attended the homage ceremony and delivered addresses.
Furthermore, the funeral ceremony, with brief remarks and prayers, was broadcast live on major Canadian networks.