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Mosque to host vigil tonight for family of five killed in London, Ont., targeted vehicle attack – Fort Frances Times

Mosque to host vigil tonight for family of five killed in London, Ont., targeted vehicle attack – Fort Frances Times

LONDON, Ont.– A vigil is scheduled for tonight at the mosque of five family members who police say were intentionally struck down by a driver in London, Ont.Police have not released the names of the victims, but a statement released by the family late Monday identifies them as Salman Afzaal, 46, his 44-year-old wife Madiha Salman, their 15-year-old daughter Yumna Salman and Afzaal’s 74-year-old mother.Police have said the family members were targeted because of their Muslim faith.

The group said they all had members who were killed in Pakistan over their Muslim faith.“We need to understand that the destruction of a family in the brutal and horrific manner like this is something we must all stand against,” the statement reads.

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