Thousands turned out to pay tribute to Muhammad Ali during an Islamic funeral prayer service in his honor on Thursday.
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Family, friends, fans and a number of religious officials remembered the heavyweight champ during Jenazah, the religious service following Muslim tradition, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, after he died at the age of 74 on June 3.
Ali’s funeral will be held on Friday in his Louisville hometown at the KFC Yum! Center. The service, which will be open to the public and livestreamed online, will include speakers not only from the Muslim faith, but also Catholicism, Judaism, Buddhism and Mormonism.