Service in memory of Skakoor family

The service at Abbotsweld School in Harlow

A service is being held at Abbotsweld School in Harlow as a memorial is unveiled to the mother and five children killed in an arson attack in Barn Mead last year.

Sabah Usmani, 44, and children Hira, 12, Sohaib ,11, Muneeb, 9, Rayyan, 6, and Maheen, 3, all lost their lives after fire ripped through their end-of-terrace home in the early hours of October 15.

Children from year 1 to year 6 spoke in the service about theirmemories of their friends.

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Fire tragedy memorial

A memorial has been unveiled in Harlow, Essex, to remember five children who died with their mother in a house fire. Sabah Usmani, her three sons and two daughters died in a suspected arson attack last year. Police are treating their deaths as murder