Mourners walking behind the cortege
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Funeral for Harlow family killed in fire

The funeral of a doctor and her five children who died in a house fire in Essex has been taking place.

Dr Sabah Usmani and her sons Sohaib, 11, and Rayyan, six, and daughter Hira, 13, died in the blaze in Harlow on 15 October.

A third son, Muneeb, nine, and daughter Maheen, three, both died in hospital.

Dr Usmani's husband Dr Abdul Shakoor, released from hospital on Friday, is leading the family and community funeral at Harlow Islamic Centre.

BBC Look East's Kim Riley watched the cortege pass by.

  • 24 Oct 2012