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UK News London Bridge attacker's body to be buried in Pakistan

13:50  06 december  2019
13:50  06 december  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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LONDON Bridge attacker Khuram Butt has been buried with no ceremony or mourners at a secret location. A family member of the slain jihadi took the body to a graveyard near the family home in East London , it was reported. Butt is believed to have moved to the UK as children from Pakistan .

The body of Usman Khan, who killed two people in a terrorist attack in London Bridge, has been released by the City of London coroner and has been flown to Pakistan.

a person standing in front of a building: Usman Khan was one of nine members of a terror group that plotted to bomb the London Stock Exchange © Other Usman Khan was one of nine members of a terror group that plotted to bomb the London Stock Exchange

Officials at Islamabad International Airport confirmed to Sky News that the 28-year-old's body had been flown out from the UK on a passenger plane on Thursday afternoon and arrived in Pakistan on Friday morning.

A cousin told Sky News that Khan's parents and other close family members would bury the convicted terrorist in their home village in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

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One of the London Bridge attackers has been buried in secret after several cemeteries reportedly refused to accept his body . Terrorist Khuram Butt was reportedly buried at a graveyard near the family home in East London – with no mourners attending.

The cousin added that the parents wanted to keep the burial "low key" and that "they don't want to bury him in the UK" because they were "scared".

Sky News can confirm that a pre-burial ritual known as a Janaza took place in a Birmingham mosque before the body was flown to Pakistan.

Members of the community in Cobridge, Stoke, who know the large Khan family were shocked to hear of Khan's attack in London Bridge a week ago. Many didn't want his burial to take place at the local Ghausia Masjid despite the close ties with Khan's family.

Anjem Choudary wearing a hat and glasses posing for the camera: Usman Khan with Anjem Choudary (left) in 2009 © Other Usman Khan with Anjem Choudary (left) in 2009

Members of Khan's family in Stoke told Sky News that he "was a nice guy and very gentle" but they said growing up "he got into the wrong crowds and was clearly radicalised".

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a man smiling for the camera: Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt were killed in the London Bridge attack © PA Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt were killed in the London Bridge attack

A close family friend said that after he was released from prison in December 2018 on license, Khan had no connection with the community in Stoke and very little contact with his family.

They said many of his friends and family "disowned" him because of the terror offences he was sentenced for in 2012.

A cousin said "he went on his own path" and the family were "genuinely shocked when this [the attack] happened".

In a statement released on Tuesday night through the Metropolitan Police, the Khan family said: "We are saddened and shocked by what Usman has done.

"We totally condemn his actions and we wish to express our condolences to the families of the victims that have died and wish a speedy recovery to all of the injured.

"We would like to request privacy for our family at this difficult time."

London Bridge attacker Usman Khan: The convicted terrorist who was released from prison .
London Bridge attacker Usman Khan was released from prison in 2018“I've been born and bred in England, in Stoke-On-Trent, in Cobridge, and all the community knows me,” he told the BBC.

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