CAIRO: The Orthodox Church in London held mass on Friday to mourn Sherif Adel Habib; the Egyptian citizen who was found dead in his burnt-out car at a garage in the UK capital late April, Youm7 reported.
The mass, which was led by Bishop Angaelos, the General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK, was attended by Egypt’s Ambassador in London Nasser Kamel, top officials of the Egyptian diplomatic mission in the UK and a number of Egyptian expats in London.
On April 27, Habib, 21, died upon arrival to a Sussex hospital hours after was found burnt at a garage in Cranleigh Gardens, South Hall, west of London, state news agency MENA reported.
Habib died in a massive fire that broke out in a building in the district of Southall in London, state-run news agency MENA reported on Tuesday citing British police.
The reason for the fire is still under investigation and more details would be available soon, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid stated Tuesday.
Egypt calls on the British authorities “to give due diligence to and intensify investigation into this mysterious incident in order to establish its causes, identify the perpetrators and bring them to justice,” a presidential statement said.