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Funeral after fire deaths

About 1,000 mourners are to attend a funeral prayer service for the family of a neurosurgeon who died in a suspected arson attack.

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Hundreds of mourners attend funeral for fire family

Mourners stand over a grave at the burial of members of the Al Sattar family, who died in a suspect arson attack in Leicester. Credit: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Hundreds of people attended the janaza service at Warrenstown House in the Blanchardstown area of Leicester.

Dr Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar told the congregation: "Thank you very much for all of you coming here this morning," he told mourners."It's cold and I appreciate it. I can see many of our Irish friends are here as well."

Dr Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar at the burial of his family, who died in a suspect arson attack. Credit: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

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