Police treating Harlow house fire deaths as murder

Essex Police have said a house in Harlow that killed six members of the same family is now being treated as a murder investigation.

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Father speaks at funeral of wife and five children

Dr Abdul Shakoor has spoken at the funeral of his wife and five children who died in a house fire in Harlow, Essex. Dr Shakoor, his voice breaking with emotion, said he has lost everything in his life.

Sabah Usmani, a doctor, and her children - Hira, 12, Sohaib, 11, Muneeb, nine, Rayyan, six, and Maheen, three - died in the fire in Barn Mead last week. Dr Shakoor had desperately tried to save his family from their blazing home.

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