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CAIR-Chicago: Prayer Vigil for Missing Muslim


(CHICAGO, IL, 11/16/2006) – CAIR-Chicago announces today that Irfan Vora, age 30, has been missing since November 10, 2006. Last known contact with Irfan was that day as he was leaving home for Friday prayers. It is not known if he made it to the prayers.

Three days later, Monday, November 13, his car was found and his case is currently being investigated by the police. Family and friends are deeply concerned as they have no other news of his condition or whereabouts.

The family of Irfan Vora humbly ask that anyone who may have any information regarding his whereabouts contact the local police or the family directly. A prayer session will be held for his safe return on November 17, 2006 at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

WHAT: Prayer Vigil
WHEN: November 17, 2006 at 7 p.m. (immediately following night prayer)
WHERE: Muslim Community Center, 4380 N. Elston Ave. (Elston & Pulaski), Chicago, IL

CONTACT: Parveen Vora at (773) 263-4586,, Summaiya Muhammad at (773) 865-3899,


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