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Family of stabbing victim call on young people not to carry knives

Fatah Warsame Credit: Merseyside Police

More than one hundred people turned out on Sunday night to remember a 20-year-old from Cardiff who was fatally stabbed in Liverpool.

Fatah Warsame died on May 6 while on a night out in the city centre. A keen footballer who had grown up in the Grangetown area of the city, he was described as being 'always loyal to his friends', who turned out in huge numbers to remember 'genuine and fearless' young man they lost.

He was a great person, a nice guy. He was always looking after me since I was younger, ever since I was a young kid. We played games, he made me happy, I'm going to miss him very much. I grew up with him.

– Mursar Farhan, Fatah's nephew

We're all heartbroken, completely devastated - it helps to see we have such support.

– Yahya Samatar, Fatah's nephew
More than one hundred people packed into Butetown Pavilion for the event Credit: ITV News

Fatah's brother, sister and nephews hosted an Iftar, or breaking of the fast, to raise money for charity and warn young people of the dangers of carrying knives.

After Fatah died, a lot of kids were saying to me that they want to defend themselves. So I said to myself, he's gone, but there's a lesson for kids not to go into that path. There's no reason to feel fear. You have to be a bigger man. I felt like I had to do that for Fatah.

– Mukhtaar Farhan, Fatah's nephew

Money raised from the event will go towards a well in Somaliland, near the village where Fatah was born, and where his parents still live. His family in Cardiff are aiming to raise five thousand pounds in his memory.

I just want his name to live on forever, that's why we're building a well in his name. I just want his name to be shone in light every time someone speaks about him.

– Abdi Warsame, Fatah's brother

Merseyside Police says a 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released under investigation. Four others arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have also been released under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives on 0151 777 8618.