Live updates

Candlelight vigil for Gurkiren to take place this evening

Bb943a2c8033bfeefe2ef581e506466f_normal

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL for GURKIREN This weekend on Saturday 22nd at 16:30-19:00 @ Centenary Square. Pls wear pink/red and bring own tealights x

Bb943a2c8033bfeefe2ef581e506466f_normal

Justice4Gurkiren t-shirts will be available on the day for £5.00 in childrens & adults sizes - all proceeds will go towards the campaign

Bb943a2c8033bfeefe2ef581e506466f_normal

Please wear an item of *pink* or *red* clothing to the candlelight vigil as this was Gurkiren's fave colour! :-) RT pls

Candle vigil in Birmingham for organ girl

Gurkiren Kaur Loyal died in India on April 2 Credit: BPM Meda

A memorial service is being held in Birmingham today for a girl who died in a clinic in India.

Gurkiren Kaur Loyal from Ladywood fell ill during a family trip to the country in April and went to hospital to be treated for dehydration.

The 8-year-old's parents claim she was given an injection, but medics refused to tell them what it was.

She died shortly afterwards.

When her body was flown back, Gurkiren's family realised that her organs had been removed.

Doctors in India admitted taking Gurkiren's organs Credit: BPM Media

Today's memorial event is happening in Centenary Square in Birmingham between 4:30pm and 7:30pm.

Those who attend are being asked to wear red or pink - Gurkiren's two favourite colours.

Advertisement

Memorial day to be held for Gurkiren

The family and friends of Gurkiren Kaur, from Birmingham, who died in a clinic in India, will be lighting candles in her memory at an event being held on Saturday 22 June.

Gurkiren Kaur was being treated for dehydration, staff gave her an injection but refused to tell the family what it was for Credit: BPM Media

Gurkiren, who was 8, went to hospital to be treated for dehydration. She later died. When her body was flown back, her family realised her organs had been removed

Earlier this month, her parents met the Foreign Office minister to call on the government for help in getting them returned.

Gurkiren Kaur Loyal Credit: BPM Media

The memorial event will take place on Saturday from 4.30pm-7.00pm at Centenary Square in Birmingham.

Everyone who attends is asked to wear red or pink - as these were Gurkiren's favourite colours.

Advertisement

Pakistan fans head to Edgbaston

Cricket fans are heading to Edgbaston in their thousands this morning at Pakistan take on India in the ICC Champions trophy.

Pakistan fans head to Edgbaston to see their team take on India Credit: ITV News Central

An open top bus took Pakistan fans to Edgbaston behind the team bus.

Pakistan fans say winning is a matter of pride Credit: ITV News Central
An army of Pakistan fans make their way to Edgbaston Credit: ITV News Central
Load more updates

Advertisement

Today's top stories