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Funeral for three victims of mosque shooting to be held Thursday

The Canadian Press | posted Thursday, Feb 2nd, 2017

A funeral service will be held in Montreal Thursday for three of the six men shot to death in a Quebec City mosque.

Mayor Denis Coderre says the ceremony for Abdelkrim Hassane, Khaled Belkacemi and Aboubaker Thabti will be held at the Maurice-Richard Arena. It is expected to begin at 1 p.m. ET.

There will be prayers for the three other victims — Azzeddine Soufiane, Mamadou Tanou Barry and Ibrahima Barry.

A ceremony is expected in Quebec City on Friday.



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