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WVU Muslim group remembers 3 killed in N.C.

Dominion Post photo by Matt Sunday Rawaa Haffar, a dental student at WVU, tears up during a reading at a candle light vigil Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Mountainlair.
Dominion Post photo by Matt Sunday
Rawaa Haffar, a dental student at WVU, tears up during a reading at a candle light vigil Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Mountainlair.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU’s Muslim Student Association held two events Thursday, Feb. 12, in remembrance of three Muslims who were killed Tuesday, Feb. 10, near the University of North Carolina, in Chapel Hill.

The Associated Press reported that two of the victims graduated from North Carolina State University, and one was a student.

At noon, about 25 WVU students gathered in front of the Mountainlair for a prayer service.

At 6 p.m., the association also hosted a candlelight vigil in the Mountainlair.

Mouaz Haffar, the association’s president, read scripture from the Koran about being patient in a time of trouble…

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