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Thousands expected at funeral of Mile End stab victim Syed Jamanoor Islam

PUBLISHED: 15:49 11 May 2017 | UPDATED: 18:14 12 May 2017

Syed Jamanoor Islam was stabbed to death in Mile End. Picture: MET POLICE

Syed Jamanoor Islam was stabbed to death in Mile End. Picture: MET POLICE

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The life of a 20-year-old who was stabbed to death in Mile End will be remembered tomorrow afternoon.

The funeral of Syed Jamanoor Islam at the Gardens of Peace Muslim Cemetery. Picture: KEN MEARSThe funeral of Syed Jamanoor Islam at the Gardens of Peace Muslim Cemetery. Picture: KEN MEARS

Syed Jamanoor Islam, who was stabbed and attacked by a group of men in Wagner Street on Tuesday, April 11, is expected to be remembered by more than 10,000 people at his funeral.

The former Swanlea Secondary School and Tower Hamlets College student, was rushed to Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, but died an hour after being attacked.

Three teenagers have since been charged with murder.

His funeral prayer will take place at East London Mosque, in Whitechapel Road, at 1pm.

Around 10,000 people attended the funeral. Picture: KEN MEARSAround 10,000 people attended the funeral. Picture: KEN MEARS

Following the prayers, the body will be taken to the Gardens of Peace Muslim Cemetery, in Elmbridge Road, Hainault, at 3pm.


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