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  • Emotional prayer room ceremony marks 6th anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting

    An emotional ceremony took place today marking the sixth anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting, held for the first time in the same room where many of the victims were killed. Six men died that night: Mamadou Tanou Barry, Ibrahima Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Abdelkrim Hassane, Azzeddine Soufiane and Aboubaker Thabti were gunned down not long after evening prayers at the suburban Quebec City mosque.

    Ayman Derbali, injured victim of the 2017 mosque shooting, speaks of the ordeal as his son Ayoub cries while holding the microphone during a ceremony, Sunday, January 29, 2023 at the mosque in Quebec City. An emotional ceremony took place today marking the sixth anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting, held for the first time in the same room where many of the victims were killed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

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