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.


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.