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Tonight, emotional scenes in Huddersfield as family
and friends mourn Yassar Yaqub, who was shot dead by
His father says he wants answers about what happened.
Well, Ian White's at Ainley Top now, where the vigil was held.
Good evening. This is Ainley Top behind me, with the M62 in the
background and the slip road and the scene where the shooting took place
on Monday evening. 48 hours on, lots of unanswered questions. Tonight
family and friends came to Ainley Top to create what I can only
describe as a shrine to the dead man.
These were the incredible scenes at Ainley Top this evening.
The busy M62 slip road was turned a car park as 200 people
held a vigil for Yassar Yaqub, the 28-year-old man shot dead
His mother and father were sobbing as they laid flowers and lit candles
Many of the dead man's friends held a banner saying,
"Rest in peace - justice for Yassar".
After prayers, Yassar Yaqub's father Mohammed spoke to Look North.
There has been a lot of support for the young man.
He was a lovely young lad and it shows how much he was loved
and liked in the community, amongst all the friends in the community.
And I hope he gets a good place in heaven, and he was a true,
kind person who did not deserve to be killed the way he was killed.
I would like some answers, real answers, true answers -
Real answers why he was killed the way he was killed.
What prompted the police to kill him?
Cos he was a passenger in the car, sat.
They pulled up and just shot three shots through the windscreen,
And presumably it happened so quickly...
So quick, and I believe the police were not even wearing body cameras.
How are you coping with what's happened?
They've ruined the whole family, and in fact the community as well.
And I just want everyone to know that my dad had a gold heart
That was jasmine, the dead man's daughter, and West Yorkshire Police
have not made any further comment about the circumstances surrounding
the death and the incident and what led up to it. It was described as a
preplanned operation but they have said no more, while the Independent
Police Complaints Commission investigates the whole affair. There
are still some vehicles pulling up at the shrine this evening to pay
their respects to the dead man, but their respects to the dead man, but
that is all from Ainley Top for now. Tonight's vigil follows a protest
in Bradford last night, when a group of men attacked
a police car and blocked a road, Bradford city centre last night -
a police car is surrounded. Banners are draped over
the windscreen as protesters film Kicks are aimed at
the side of the car. For several hours,
people blocked routes and waved signs carrying phrases including
"police, don't murder". No-one was injured or arrested
during the protest. It was a reaction to the death
of Yassar Yaqub on Monday. The Independent Police Complaints
Commission says a gun A postmortem examination
on Mr Yaqub's body was due Yesterday, police were at the family
home in Huddersfield, where up to ten CCTV cameras dot
the walls - perhaps a response to an incident in 2015
when a shotgun was fired Yassar Yaqub was a fan of fast cars
like this yellow Lamborghini. His dad bought them for his only
son, who he admits he spoiled. In 2010, Yassar Yaqub
was cleared of attempted murder and a firearms offence
because of insufficient evidence. What happened in the moments before
he was shot dead on Monday night at Ainley Top,
we don't yet know. The human rights charity
Just Yorkshire says There is a person here who has
actually lost their life. That has had an effect on family
and community, irrespective And the point is there has got to be
a line of accountability, and what the people want now
is the police force to actually be up front in terms
of what's happened. In an attempt to improve
transparency, West Yorkshire Police has been introducing body-worn
cameras, but none of the firearms officers involved in
the shooting was wearing them. Firearms officers need a bespoke
solution for body-worn video. The current cameras that
are available to the general police officer are not suitable
for firearms usage, and that is purely down
to where they are worn on the body and the blocked views
that they get because of the nature of the equipment,
the firearms carried. Three men remain in police custody
tonight, while another All five were arrested on suspicion
of having a firearm. The IPCC's own probe
into West Yorkshire Police's actions Alasdair Gill,
BBC Look North, Huddersfield. Naz Shah is the MP
for Bradford West. On Look North earlier,
she appealed for calm. We had a number of individuals,
a very small number of individuals, who decided to take it
upon themselves to attack police cars, and brought
traffic to a standstill, and that has been condemned
by the community. I certainly condemn that type
of behaviour and I would really like to see the police make some
arrests and show that there is no Leeds United have confirmed today
that Italian businessman Andrea Radrizzani has bought a 50%
stake in the club. For the time being, Radrizzani
will share management of the club's activities with co-owner Massimo
Cellino. In a statement, he's pledged
long-term commitment to Leeds United and "stability
through ongoing investment". He also emphasises that he won't do
anything that will put The Rugby Football League say
there've already been ten expressions of interest in reforming
the Bradford Bulls. It follows the club's liquidation
which was announced yesterday - a deadline for prospective
new owners has been Former Bulls' head coach,
Francis Cummins, nowadays in Rugby Union with Doncaster Knights,
has told Look North that whoever does take over the Bulls in future
needs to learn lessons Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox
from Leeds has had her funding suspended while she takes part
in the winter sports show The Jump. British Athletics says it'll stop
supporting her until she returns to training and proves her fitness,
as Dave Edwards reports. She was one of Britain's biggest
sporting stars of 2016 - Kadeena Cox won two golds,
a silver and a bronze at the Rio Paralympics,
competing in athletics and cycling. She's quickly earned celebrity
status, taking part in the BBC's Robot Wars over the weekend,
and now she's in Austria, getting ready for
Channel 4's The Jump. The controversial programme
sees celebrities take part in a range of winter sports,
but several competitors have Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington
dislocated her shoulder, while gymnast Beth Tweddle crashed
in training and spent She needed surgery to have two
fractured vertebrae fused together. Channel 4 says there's been
a thorough review of safety procedures before this year's
series, but medical teams from British Athletics
and British Cycling are believed to have advised
Kadeena not to take part. In a statement,
British Athletics says: She'll hope to do that in time
for the World ParaAthletics Now let's take a look
at the weather. It is cold but changes are on the
way. Big changes in the next day or so.
It is called out there but milder are well head back from the West in
the next 24 to 36 hours. If you like the cold, tomorrow is the day.
Beautifully cold and sunny with all parts break apart from the odd
shower creeping down that north Yorkshire coastline. Let's look at
the Atlantic weather chart, the ridge of high pressure for Thursday,
giving way pressure falls when we see at the Atlantic weather systems
moving in on Friday. Over the weekend, milder air than that wet
from the Atlantic air. A lot of cloud cloud on Saturday and Sunday,
but also mild temperatures with sunshine. We have one or two showers
creeping down the east coast. Further west, we have already got
frost. The wind will use it and in western areas we will see the lowest
temperatures, with blows down to minus four Celsius. That is 25
Fahrenheit. Showers towards the coast could be wintry if they are on
the North York Moors and Yorkshire, watch out for icy patches on
untreated services. Any showers along the coast will ease and then
beautiful day with cold and frosty in some spots but lots of sunshine
around. A light and variable breeze with top temperatures four Celsius.
That is 39 Celsius. Frost returning Thursday evening. There is that
they'll cloud on the next Atlantic weather system comes in and it means
a wet day on Friday. That's it from me. Now the national weather.
rain by Friday afternoon. Temperatures creeping up a notch or
two and turning milder into the weekend.
A guarantee on your journey to work tomorrow, if you are nipping out to
the shop for a paper, somebody will talk about how cold it is. Looking
at today, the weather front pushing Southwest, mild air stay in
south-west, but behind it is colder air from the Arctic. Behind it,
windy conditions. Bleak across northern Scotland, a cold day with
temperatures struggling to get above two. If you think that's cold, look
at what's happening outside as we speak. Temperatures falling below
freezing quite widely across the country and towards dawn they could
be as low as -8 in rural parts of Oxfordshire. I guarantee you will be
scraping the ice of the car windscreens first thing in the
morning. Some cloud running down the North Sea coast and some cloud