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Ilhan Omar's father dies from Covid-19
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Ilhan Omar's father dies from Covid-19

By Yunis Dekow

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father died on Monday from complications of coronavirus, the congresswoman announced.

The Minnesota Democrat released a statement that said Nur Omar Mohamed had passed earlier in the day after battling the virus which has sparked a worldwide pandemic. He was 67-years-old.

“It is with tremendous sadness and pain that I share that my father, Nur Omar Mohamed, passed away today due to complications from COVID-19,” Omar’s statement read.

“No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew him. My family and I ask for your respect and privacy during this time,” the statement continued.

 

By Yunis Dekow