The man who died at the scene of Monday’s deadly Finsbury Park mosque attack has been formally identified as 51-year-old father of six Makram Ali, the London Metropolitan Police said in a statement on Thursday.
Ali was killed and nine more people were taken to the hospital after an attacker drove a van into a crowd of worshippers as they left evening prayers at the Muslim Welfare House, a mosque and community center in London’s Finsbury Park neighborhood just after midnight, local time on Monday, the BBC reported.
Ali had reportedly fallen ill just before the attack and people had gathered to help him in the street when the van drove into the crowd, the Guardianreported. Read more. (6/22/17, 11:48 AM)