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Family and friends to remember Harehills stab victim Irfan Wahid

Irfan Wahid died from a stab wound to the chest Credit: Family

A vigil is to be held this afternoon following the funeral of Irfan Wahid, who was stabbed to death in Leeds on Friday afternoon.

Friends of the teenager will gather at the spot where he died on Harehills Lane, following a service at the Jamia Bilal Mosque.

The invitation was issued through a Facebook account set up in Irfan's memory.

I would like every Muslim and non-Muslim who knew or who didn't know Irfan to come down to the place where he was attacked and sort out our beef, show respect to one another, and to make Irfan proud. If any of us has a bad relationship with one another then I would like all of you to just shake hands and show respect to Irfan, because we cannot afford to lose another beautiful soul.

– Facebook post

A 16-year-old boy, who cannot be identified, is due to appear at Leeds Crown Court charged with murder and possession of a bladed article.

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