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March in Quebec City Sunday to remember victims of mosque attack

A march will be held Sunday in Quebec City to remember the victims of last week's deadly mosque attack, Sunday, February 5, 2017.
A march will be held Sunday in Quebec City to remember the victims of last week's deadly mosque attack, Sunday, February 5, 2017. TVA

A march will be held Sunday in Quebec City to remember the victims of last week’s deadly mosque attack.

The event is organized by the mosque where a gunman killed six people one week ago as they prayed.

Participants will gather at Laval University beginning at noon and make their way to Quebec’s legislature.

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The six victims, aged between 39 and 60, were killed when a gunman stormed the mosque and opened fire on men who were attending
prayer.

Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, was arrested Sunday night following the massacre in which several people were also wounded.

READ MORE: Thousands attend Montreal funeral for 3 of Quebec City mosque shooting victims

Bissonnette has been charged with six counts of first-degree murder and five of attempted murder using a restricted firearm.

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