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Community Members and Adnan Bhat

bhat: The amount of turmoil they've gone through ... we can't even fathom what it must be like, said Adnan Bhat, who volunteers with the Abbotsford Islamic Centre, according to The Chronicle Herald. They're trying to gather the strength for the other kids. On Saturday, Hala Albarhoum's grief-stricken father held her little body, wrapped in a shroud, before placing her into her grave during the burial in Chilliwack that was attended by many community members. They are praying a lot for Hala and for the other kids, just for strength to deal with the loss, said Bhat, who indicated the family has four surviving children. B.C. Transit president Manuel Achadinha said in a statement on Friday that he is extremely saddened to hear of the girl's death and the agency's thoughts are with her family, the driver and others who witnessed the event. Several departments are investigating Hala's death including the major crime unit and B.C. Commercial Vehicle Safety. ( As reported in the news.