Ilford Muslims holding march this afternoon in memory of murdered soldier Lee Rigby

A march organised by a Muslim group is being held this afternoon as a mark of solidarity with the family of murdered solider Lee Rigby.

The 25-year-old was stabbed to death in a street attack in Woolwich on May 22.

The march is being organised by the Association of British Muslims.

It will begin at 5pm in Fanshawe Avenue, Barking and end outside Sainsbury’s supermarket, Roden Street, Ilford at about 7pm.

Labour MP Keith Vaz will be giving a speech, among others, when the march reaches Ilford.


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