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Gurdwara to hold prayers for slained sikhs

A gurdwara in Belgium on Sunday held prayers for four members of a sikh family who were brutally murdered at their home in Etterbeek area of Brussels on Friday. Prayers in the gurdwara in Vilvorde will continue for the next seven days, the EuAsiaNews reported.

chandigarh Updated: Oct 01, 2012 20:07 IST
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A gurdwara in Belgium on Sunday held prayers for four members of a sikh family who were brutally murdered at their home in Etterbeek area of Brussels on Friday.


Prayers in the gurdwara in Vilvorde will continue for the next seven days, the EuAsiaNews reported.

The family hailed from the Ludhiana in India. The husband, Jasbir Singh, 37, who works in a restaurant, has been living in Belgium since the last 15 years. He told a Belgian TV that he found the children aged three, five and seven, and his wife dead when he returned from work on Friday night.

According to the Sikhiwiki, Sikh encyclopedia, more than 10,000 Sikhs live in Belgium, with some 1,000 living in Brussels.